Welcome to Theoretical Las Vegas

Stefan Al
2011 Berkeley Planning Journal  
Las Vegas, a city often theorized as the ultimate spectacular city, has a commensurate history of spectacular theories. This essay explores the connections between urban theory and spectacle through etymology, a brief history of the literature on Las Vegas, and an encounter between a Las Vegas urban planner and a theorist.
doi:10.5070/bp32215365 fatcat:l5kry2zkzrfe7ivr6oq5n7fyne