Las Vegas Strip

The American Dream

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Las Vegas Strip

"Las Vegas looks the way you'd imagine heaven must look at night",~Chuck Palahnuik. Many sse Heaven as a place to have peace, have fun, enjoy, and some to accomplish their dreams/desires which reflects the Las Vegas Strip and that represents The American Dream. That's said because the American Dream is to acheive success by hard work, which symbolizes the Strip. There are many cites to see on The Las Vegas Strip. The buildings that started it all were very classy, and chic. Many come here to fufill their dreams/desires. Also, there are many thoughts on The Las Vegas Strip. Although, there are many different opinions on the Strip, we can all agree there are many cites to see.



There are many sites to see on The Las Vegas Strip. There are hotels, clubs, casinos, theres live entertainment, and such. The Strip has 15/25 of the largest hotels in the world. The "Up and Atom City' has a gaming renevue of $6.5 billion. There have been 22,027 convections in the past year in Las Vegas. There are numerous statues, shows, things to see that will catch peoples attention, and there is many things to do that will keep entertained. The Las Vegas Strip is colorful, filled tith light, and unique in its own way. There were many buildings to go and see, but were the first buildings of the Las Vegas Strip like?



The buildings that started it all were very classy, and chic. The first buildings were mostly casinos, clubs, hotels, and resorts. The first building on the Strip was the Pair-O-Dice Club in 1931. One of the first casinos/hotels on the Strip has so much success it pawned a second hotel. Since these buildings were built about 90 years ago they had a more older classy vibe. The first buildings were the beggining of the glamour the Las Vegas Strip would become. There are many buildings on the Strip and many people come to them to fufill their dreams in them.



Many people fufill their dreams in the "Up and Atom City". Some people come to the Strip to seek fame, and fortune from their talents. Most dreams fulfilled here are mostly in the entertainment field. They do things such as dance, sing, do magic, circus stuff, death defying things, and such. The Amerivan Dream represents success by working hard ( which represents the Las Vegas Strip) which some people come to do. It takes a lot of hard work to accomplish your dreams, and it's even harder when possibly hundreds of others want the same thing and there's only a few slots for it. People come to seek success, but some see it as a place to seek nothing such as that.



There are many different thoughts on what the Strip represents, I'll tell you the most popular thoughts. Some see the Strip as a place of greed and evil. Others see it as a place to seek success, and to have fun. The difference in people is that they see the good and evil in something. The various thoughts rub off on others trying to understand what the Strip is about. No matter what we can't control others opinions. There may be different thoughts on the Strip, but it ultimately symbolizes the American Dream.



The Las Vegas Strip symbolizes the American Dream. When someone goes onto the Las Vegas Strip they would see some beautiful sites. Many dreams are fulfilled in the "Up & Atom" city. The first buildings of the Strip were very unique. There are many different thoughts on the Strip. What stands out more, the beauty or flaws of the Las Vegas Strip?

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Quotes~

"Las Vegas: all the amenities of modern society in a habitat unfit to grow a tomato." ~Jason Love


"Las Vegas is sort of like how God would do it if he had money." ~Steve Wynn



"Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas. The goal is to enjoy it the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money." ~Jonathan Clements


"What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas." ~Jeff Candido and Jason Hoff, advertising slogan written for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, 2002


"Las Vegas is the only town in the world whose skyline is made up neither of buildings, like New York, nor of trees, like Wilbraham, Massachusetts, but signs." ~Tom Wolfe


"Las Vegas looks the way you'd imagine heaven must look at night." ~Chuck Palahniuk

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Fun Facts~

- The Strip is 4.2 miles long.

- The Strip has 15/25 of the largest hotels in the world.

- The sign for the Strip was designed by Betty Willis.

- The Strip is known as the "Up & Atom" City.

- There have been 22,027 convections in the past year.

- Las Vegas had a population of 606,762 people in 2013.

- Las Vegas has had 39,668,221 visitors in the past year.

- The Eiffel Tower on the Strip is half-scale of the original.

- The statue of Caesar on the Las Vegas Strip is 20ft. tall.

- The Strip is designated as an All-American Road.

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