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Castaways Hotel and Casino

2800 Freemont Street
Las Vegas NV United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count19
Units / Rooms447
Building Uses
 - hotel
 - casino
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof216 ft

- Castaways closed in 2004 and Demolition started with a wrecking ball on July 2005. On January 11th, 2006 the tower was imploded at 7:00AM.

- After the implosion the S and the Y where the only letters from the rooftop CASTAWAYS sign that survived.

- Before Castaways the hotel was called the Showboat, in 2000 the hotel was sold off by the owner due to continued poor preformance.

- The property was sold again to Station Resorts in 2004 because the new owners could not make the required payments to the mortgage company.

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