Sahara Reno

Tags: downtownreno , eldorado , fitzgeralds , harrahsreno , primadonna , reno , saharareno , wigwamcoffeeshop

Date of photo: 1977

Photographer: Unknown

Source : Facebook: Old Reno

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The beginning of construction on the Sahara Reno hotel and casino in downtown Reno. This view looks northwest over the construction site towards Sierra Street. On the opposite side of the street is the back entrance of the Primadonna Casino, with the giant showgirl statues. In the background are the hotel towers of the Eldorado, Fitzgerald's, and Harrah's. At the far right is the side of the WigWam Coffee Shop.

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Date Uploaded: November 14, 2020

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Contributor: Old Reno on Facebook

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Source Caption: Around 1977, construction begins on the new Del Webb's Sahara Reno Hotel, across North Sierra Street from Del Webb's Primadonna.

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