On the comer of the brightest spot in the world- ground broke on November 16- 1964- for one of the most famous Glitter Gulch landmarks -- the Four Queens Hotel/Casino. The hotel was dedicated to owner/builder Ben Goffsteins four daughters- Faith- Hope- Benita and Michele. It began as a pint-size property with 120 rooms and a casino of 20-000 square feet. Under creative leadership it has grown to be a jewel in todays downtown Las Vegas.In 1976- the casino expanded to 33-000 square feet- and the new decor set the interior-decorating trend for Las Vegas casinos by replacing the typical gambling-house red and black with warm earth tones. Another casino expansion in 1977 enlarged the casino to 40-000 square feet. It now takes up the full block of Fremont Street from Casino Center to Third Street. Another addition in 1981 added a nineteen-story- 400-room tower with a new front desk and lobby area plus 8-000 more square feet of casino space bringing it currently to 690 rooms of which 42 are suites- and approximately 50-000 square feet of casino space. In 2003- new owners TLC brought about a complete renovation of the hotel and casino.The Four Queens offers meeting and convention space for up to 180 people in the Royal Pavilion The gourmet restaurant- Hugos Cellar- has won recognition for five years as the best gourmet room in Las Vegas. Hugos wine list holds an Award of Excellence from The Wine Spectator. A 1995 Zagat survey listed the Four Queens as a property with solid comfort and super specials dealt daily. Forty years of downtown warmth and gaming entertainment make the Four Queens stand out as a Glitter Gulch landmark.