New Life For the Moulin Rouge – Keep Your Fingers Crossed
Owners of the site where entertainers like Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra and Harry Belafonte basked in the vibe of the first integrated casino in Las Vegas say they are poised to revive the soul of that historic spot.
Dale Scott, president and CEO of the Moulin Rouge Development Corp., said he expects to begin demolishing vacant, dilapidated buildings along Bonanza Road within 60 days and submit plans for a new Moulin Rouge resort to the Las Vegas Planning Commission by year’s end.
If he succeeds in redeveloping the 15-acre site, it would mark the reversal of a run of unstable ownership, bankruptcy, deterioration and vacancy that’s plagued the former Moulin Rouge site for more than 50 years.
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