44 Amazing Color Photos Show How Las Vegas Has Changed From the 1960s

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Las Vegas is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert.

Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. The Las Vegas Valley as a whole serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada.

The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated activities.

In the 1960s, Las Vegas was a desert boom town, a destination not just for roulette and card games, it was also an era of class where everyone dressed to impress on the casino floor, by the pool, or in the glittering showrooms.

Take a look at these amazing photos to see how Las Vegas has changed from the 1960s.

Las Vegas, June 1960

Downtown Las Vegas, August 1960

Downtown Las Vegas, August 1960

Flamingo, Las Vegas, 1960

In a dirt lot, looking towards the Sands, and across the Las Vegas Strip to Sans Souci Hotel, 1960

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