Historic District - Downtown



Historic District, Downtown Las Vegas



Downtown is the historic center and urban business district of Las Vegas. 
It was the origination of Las Vegas and the gambling mecca prior to The Strip.
It now encases government institutions, hotels, historical buildings, art & cultural centers, businesses,
high rises and lofts, retail and even residential communities.

Some of the neighborhoods here include:


Fremont Street Casino and Entertainment District

Home to most of downtown hotels and casinos, many of which are the original Las Vegas casinos. 
The Fremont Street Experience is a canopied street where casinos are a part of the street and joined together in a unique manner.
The Fremont Street Experience offers shows each day with the world's largest audio-video system and is quite entertaining. 
The restaurants, bars, clubs, live concerts, special events are also a strong feature along with a variety of exciting special events, cuisine,
entertainment and live concerts throughout the year.



The Arts District

This area is home to the city's arts scene with its mix of art galleries, studios and stores.
Many arts district stores offer antiques, vintage clothing, high fashion, and mid-20th century furniture/furnishings and other collectible items.
Centered on Main Street and Charleston Boulevard, the area hosts the popular First Friday festival every month
featuring art, music and other performances

 Symphony Park is a mixed-use urban district featuring retail, medical, hotel and residential communities.  
The Smith Center for the Performing Art, the Discovery Children's Museum, The Writer’s Block, Mob Museum and
the "Cannabition" pop-up museum of marijuana are part of Symphony Park.




There are a number of educational facilities in the Cultural Corridor, located just north of the immediate downtown area,
including the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, the Neon Museum and Boneyard and the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park.
Also here are many neon signs from former Las Vegas casinos and landmarks, which have been restored and installed on several streets
around downtown, as well as throughout the Fremont Street Experience.


Las Vegas Medical District

The City of Las Vegas working with the downtown medical & health care community to encourage business development  within the district.  
Comprised of seven institutions of higher learning, four hospitals, two imaging centers and one medical center dedicated to the
treatment and research of neurodegenerative diseases,
including UNLV School of Medicine, University Medical Center (UMC)
and Valley Hospital Medical Center, and Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.


Financial District

Centered on Bonneville Avenue and Casino Center Boulevard, most of this area is filled with office and government buildings.
With several court buildings located here, there are many judicial-related businesses such as law firms in the immediate area.

City Hall, the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse and several bank buildings are located here. 

Retail

Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Container Park 
Antique & Vintage Stores