updated in the early morning (usually)
April 20, 2015
Photograph by Justin McAffee
Designed by Zick & Sharp Architects, the tower was an addition to the Mint Casino in 1965 prior to the Mint’s purchase by Binion’s Horseshoe Casino in the late 1980s. Hunter S. Thompson wrote about a stay in his novel “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.*”
* Rolling Stone article: Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas: A savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
By Hunter S. Thompson November 11, 1971
Justin McAffee has lived in Las Vegas since moving here from Southern Illinois in 2001. He is an amateur photographer and outdoor enthusiast in his free time, and a digital media manager for downtown Las Vegas-based public relations firm Ramirez Group. You can follow his outdoor journeys at adventurenevada.com.
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