The demolition of downtown’s Las Vegas Club continues at a brisk pace.
Crews and their toys have virtually finished off the casino level of the former Las Vegas Club.
See our complete, borderline obsessive, coverage of the Las Vegas Club demolition.
The street-facing facades of the Las Vegas Club and Glitter Gulch strip club are being kept in place to assist with dust suppression, as well as for as aesthetic reasons. The facade of Mermaids casino was supposed to stay up as well, but the excavator guy had a little too much coffee that day. That’s our technical explanation, as we know less about demolitions than sports, which we didn’t actually think was possible.
North American Dismantling Corp., out of Michigan, has now turned it attention to the Las Vegas Club’s parking structure.
Here’s a look at the Las Vegas Club demolition site, mainly because it’s less expensive than therapy.
Soon, a record-breaking excavator, with a reach of 182 feet, will be delivered on a fleet of trucks. It’s the longest reach excavator in the country and we’re giddy about seeing it in action.
Starting in September, the shorter of the two Las Vegas Club hotel towers is slated to come down first, followed by the taller.
After a bit of clean-up, the entire 18 Fremont block will be ready for construction of a new resort from Derek and Greg Stevens (also out of Michigan, by the way), owners of The D and Golden Gate.
Demolition of the Las Vegas Club and 18 Fremont block should be completed by the end of 2017, at which point we’ll have a massive void in our lives which we hope to fill with Captain Morgan and age-inappropriate women.
Hey, you do therapy your way and we’ll do it our way.