The recovery of Las Vegas, hit hard by the Great Recession, resembles the recovery of the rest of the country—uneven and innovative.
Jul 20, 2015   The Economist
<p>The New Frontier, the first themed casino in Las Vegas, was imploded to make way for a Plaza-branded luxury resort, continuing the trend of landmark-razing, price-pushing new development.</p>
Nov 14, 2007   Associated Press
<p>Officials hope that a planned extension to the airport will help move the monorail out of the red.</p>
Sep 14, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Home to the bright lights and elaborate signage of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, may revise an ordinance to more effectively regulate the bright signs and displays that illuminate the Las Vegas Strip and other parts of the county.</p>
Sep 6, 2007   Las Vegas Sun
<p>Low water supplies are forcing changes to the growth patterns of booming Las Vegas, Nevada.</p>
Aug 22, 2007   Reuters via Environmental News Network
<p>With Lake Mead already down to two-thirds capacity, water officials in fast-growing Southern Nevada have spent over $80 million to 'encourage' residents to rip up sod and "xeriscape" their yards.</p>
Jul 20, 2007   The New York Times
<p>A highly favorable tax incentive for green building in Las Vegas could cost the city up to $50 million per year -- an unintentionally high price tag for a program few were expected to take advantage of.</p>
Jul 13, 2007   NPR
<p>This report from <em>NPR</em> looks at the city of Las Vegas, the high value of water in the desert, and the water chief who is trying to control the growing city's consumption.</p>
Jun 14, 2007   NPR
<p>An 11-year drought in the Southwest U.S. has a growing small town in Nevada looking to pump water from nearby Beaver Dam, Arizona. Many in the Arizona town are upset over the proposed water-snatch, which they say limits their own ability to develop.</p>
Apr 7, 2007   NPR
<p>Mike Sabel takes an in-depth look at the future of Las Vegas, its enormous growth, and what happens when the water runs out.</p>
Apr 2, 2007   The Next American City
<p>The Economist reports on how San Jose, CA and Las Vegas, NV, have tried -- and failed -- to revive their downtowns.</p>
Mar 17, 2007   The Economist