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Photographs of Roulette Motel sign, Las Vegas (Nev.), April 18, 2017






The Roulette Motel sign sits at 2019 Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas. Information about the sign is available in the Southern Nevada Neon Survey Sheet.
Site address: 2019 Fremont St
Sign owner: Proview Series 77 LLC
Sign details: A .63 acre lot that was constructed in 1955.
Sign condition: 3 - the roadway sign's neon is broken in various places, reader board uses banners instead of cut out letters, sun damaged paint (faded), unknown if still lit.
Sign form: back to back pole/monument sign
Sign-specific description: Double sided sign with graphic of a Roulette table which may have been animated (little cut out holes can be seen on the board). Skeletal neon around word "Roulette" and "Motel" and "No Vacancy" with decorative braid style design around the arch of the sign. Banner used for reader board instead of original cut out letters, possibly internally lit.
Sign - type of display: Neon
Sign - media: Steel and Plastic
Sign animation: Possible flicker animation on roulette table at one time
Sign environment: Motel is by other motels and a residential area
Sign - date of installation: Possibly 1960s, not the original sign
Sign - date of redesign/move: Sign has been repainted recently, but exact date unknown
Sign - thematic influences: Casino themed, seemed to be popular trend in the 50s-60s on Fremont.
Survey - research locations: Motel website,,
Survey - research notes: Owner owns multiple properties on Fremont Street
Surveyor: Danny Jacobs
Survey - date completed: 2017-08-13
Sign keywords: Neon; Steel; Plastic; Pole sign; Flickering; Back to back

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neo000168. Southern Nevada Neon Survey Records, 2002-2018. PH-00401. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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