SLS Details Desecration of Sahara
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If you were still holding onto one last strand of hope, the time has come to let go. Sahara will completely fade away into Lost Vegas by the time SLS makes its debut late next year.
An article this weekend in the Las Vegas Review-Journal reveals just how different the new resort will be from the icon of the past. Gone will be the Moroccan influences and in its place "an ultramodern look and style with elements reminiscent of Hollywood Boulevard and the Sunset Strip." To achieve this goal, the pool will be rebuilt, an additional rooftop pool added atop a "party tower," the Alexandria tower will become all-suite, the monorail entrance already "torn down and rebuilt" for easier accessibility, the lobby will be revamped, the NASCAR Cafe and Congo Showroom will morph into clubs, and more.
You can read the full article, here. But,
down a shot first brace yourself. As writer Howard Stutz pens it, "Other than the outline of the three hotel towers, there isn’t much left of the Sahara except for a few exterior signs and interior touches that will soon be removed."
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