On a sunny Wednesday afternoon 30 years ago, The Mirage opened its doors, cementing the future of the Las Vegas Strip.
From its gala opening on Nov. 15, 2001, the Palms has been a bit different from its Las Vegas brethren.
By all accounts, it was a blockbuster four-and-a-half months. Famous entertainers from across the globe came to perform, mingle and enjoy the first integrated casino-hotel in Las Vegas.
Thousands of origami Japanese maple leaves billow above the Aria’s main lobby to celebrate the turn of the season.
A look back at Paris Las Vegas as it celebrates 20 years on the Strip.