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The Strip : Las Vegas and the architecture of the American dream / Stefan Al.

Author/Creator:
Al, Stefan, author.
Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017] , ©2017
Format/Description:
Book
254 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Subjects:
Architecture -- Nevada -- Las Vegas.
Architecture and society -- United States.
Las Vegas Strip (Nev.)
Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Architecture
Architecture and society
Buildings.
Nevada -- Las Vegas
Nevada -- Las Vegas Strip
United States
Contents:
Introduction: Las Vegas as America
Wild West (1941-1946)
Sunbelt modern (1946-1958)
Pop City (1958-1969)
Corporate modern (1969-1985)
Disneyland (1985-1995)
Sim City (1995-2001)
Starchitecture (2001-present)
Conclusion" America as Las Vegas.
Notes:
Maps showing the Las Vegas Strip over time on front and back endpapers.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Gift of the publisher.
ISBN:
9780262035743
026203574X
OCLC:
958796563
Publisher Number:
99972038950
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