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The hotel-casino building contained about 147,500 square feet with the basement and first two stories being larger than the upper floors. The first two floors of the exterior of the hotel were covered with four-by-four, cream-colored, tiles that resembled terra cotta. Roughly textured red brick columns rose between the windows of the upper stories. The lobby featured the hotel registration The first high-rise hotel and casino built in the United States, it became the prototype for later casinos in Reno, Las Vegas, and Atlantic City. Until the city of Reno imploded it on Super Bowl Sunday in January 2000, the twelve-story hotel occupied a prominent site in downtown Reno along Virginia Street and the Truckee River. Once the tallest building in Nevada, the Mapes in its later years Over 700 hotel rooms and suites, 72 holes of golf, modern spa treatments, year-round golf, tennis/racquet & fitness facilities, sophisticated nightlife, fine dining, world-class casino gaming & LAVA night club. The Mapes Hotel thrived throughout the 60s and mid-70s but began to face competition from more modern casino/hotels in Reno in the late 70s and early 80s. The hotel closed in December of 1982. The building decayed as many different owners took possession of the building with plans to revive the old girl. All efforts failed. Finally, the Reno Mapes Hotel was a hotel and casino located in Downtown Reno, Nevada, next to the Truckee River on Virginia Street. It was built in 1947 and opened on December 17 of that year. It was the first skyscraper built in the Western United States since the start of World War II.Built in a distinctive Art Deco style, the hotel was a unique high-rise built to combine a hotel and casino, providing the Do a search for casino chips or view the most recently added casino chips. Recently Added; Casinos ; Locations. Atlantic City Chip $5 Mapes Hotel Casino 1st issue Die Cut Metal Value: $5.00 Condition: Circulated. $9.99 Add to Cart. $5 Mapes Hotel Casino 7th issue 1950s Value: $5.00 Condition: Clean. $19.99 Add to Cart . $5 Marina Hotel 1st issue 1975 Value: $5.00 Condition: Clean. $39.99 The 12-story Mapes Hotel became the tallest building in Nevada when it burst onto the Reno scene in 1947. Its prime location on the northeast corner of the Truckee River and Virginia Street had become available in 1934, when the old post office was replaced by the Art Deco-style building directly across the river. The descendant of a pioneering Reno family, Charles Mapes, Sr., and his wife Comstock Hotel Casino Reno $5 Chip 1977 H&C Mold Metal Inlay - Good Condition. $44.44. shipping: + $3.99 shipping . SIENA HOTEL CASINO $5 hotel casino gaming poker chip ~ Reno, NV. $7.99. shipping: + $1.65 shipping . Boomtown Casino $5 Chip - Reno Rodeo June 1997 - Verdi NV - Limited 1000. $8.88 . shipping: + $1.65 shipping . 2001 Grand Opening - Siena HOTEL CASINO - $5 gaming poker chip

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