In honor of the late Keely Smith; thanks for the memories.
Just a little fun fact, the recently donated Ellis Island sign was designed by Mr. Brian “Buzz” Leming.
The Riviera had a good run -- it was open just over 60 years, closing in May 2015.
Two Notable Signs in Las Vegas Collapsed
Back in the 1990s, two major signs in Las Vegas collapsed and Federal Heath managed to document the damage. Below are two pictures, one from each property, but there are many more photographs in their collection detailing the destruction.
Sam Boyd’s Signs
During the summer of 2016 the Neon Museum had a chance to go to Federal Heath’s local branch to look at their blueprint archives.