Replicated History in the Community – Vegas Seven

My latest for Vegas Seven is about “fake” history in a real community:

There’s a lot of talk about how quick Las Vegas is to throw out its history. (“Las Vegas” being used as shorthand for the resort operators who make many important decisions about the region’s most prominently built environments.) What’s missing is how that history can often find a second life that is sometimes more fulfilling than its original one.

Read it all: Replicated History in the Community – Vegas Seven

It’s just one of those quirky things that makes you remember Las Vegas is a real place with real people living in it.

Author: Dave

Director of the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and author of several books, including Roll the Bones: The History of Gaming. Also Gaming and Hospitality editor for Vegas Seven magazine.