The Alpine Village Inn, Las Vegas Facts & Figures

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The Alpine Village Inn, Las Vegas

Alpine Village Las Vegas

Alpine Village Inn Las Vegas


First Opened & Various Locations:  1950 at 905 N Las Vegas Blvd 


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Year Closed:  March 1997, 3003 Paradise Rd


Style:  Bavarian, of course! 


The Rathskeller:  Located downstairs from the main 250-seat dining room, The Rathskeller was the literal "beer hall or restaurant in the basement" where traditional Bavarian-style singing and stein-raising took place.  


Reason for closure:  Majority shareholder Lou Wiener passed away and the estate decided to close rather than invest in renovations.


What's there now:  As the song goes, they paved paradise and put up a parking lot.  

A Little German Musical Interlude: “Bavarian Remove Kebab” aka “Fichtl’s Lied,” By Die Woodys

1997 Time Capsule

No. 1 Song in 1997:  Candle In The Wind '97: Elton John

Highest Grossing Movie 1997:  Titanic - Kate Winslet & Leonardo DiCaprio

Top Selling Book of 1997:  The Partner - John Grisham 

No. 1 TV Show in 1997:  Seinfeld

Cost For 1 Gallon Of Gas: $1.19

Per Capita Income For Nevada in 1997: $26,791.00

Average Monthly Rent in 1997: $576.00

New Home Cost in 1997: $124,100.00

Average New Car Cost in 1997: $16,900.00

Movie Ticket Cost in 1997: $4.59

Nearing Its End, Alpine Village

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