North of this point, Industrial Road serves as the western edge.
Newer resorts such as South Point and the M Resort are on Las Vegas Boulevard South as distant as 8 miles south of the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign.
Alex Shoofey brought along 33 of Sahara's top executives.
The Flamingo was used to train future employees of the International Hotel, which was under construction.
Organized crime figures such as New York's Bugsy Siegel took interest in the growing gaming center leading to other resorts such as the Flamingo, which opened in 1946, and the Desert Inn, which opened in 1950.