Without ceremony, the Frontier quietly closed its doors on Monday July 16, at 12.01am. The resort was recently sold to the real estate investment group El Ad properties for $1.2billion.
The Old Frontier was only the 2nd hotel to be built on the Las Vegas Strip when it opened in 1942. It was renamed the New Frontier and re-modelled in 1955 with a space-age theme to reflect the atomic era with the nations optimism in exploring space in the 1950s, and Elvis made his debut appearance in the aptly titled Venus Room the following year.
Source: Various / Updated: Jul 18, 2007