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Casino Seeks Historic Designation

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  One of the oldest casinos in Las Vegas is closer to being listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The city’s historic preservation commission voted yesterday to send an application for the El Cortez hotel. Supporters say it will help downtown Las Vegas’ gaming district and current renovation efforts.

The El Cortez first opened on Fremont and Sixth streets in 1941.

It would join dozens of other local landmarks on the register, including the Boulder Dam hotel in Boulder City, and the former Moulin Rouge casino northwest of downtown.

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