Las Vegas, Nevada: Laser Beam Paintbrushes

Two 45-foot-tall illuminated paint brushes, sort of.

Address:
E. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
Directions:
I-15 exits 41 or 41A, then drive east a half-mile on Charleston Blvd. The Paintbrush Gateway has one brush at the northeast corner of E. Charleston Blvd and S. 4th St.; the other is two blocks west at the southwest corner of E. Charleston Blvd and S. Casino Center Blvd.
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Las Vegas, Nevada - Las Vegas Gets The Brush Off
Laser Beam Paintbrushes: Las Vegas has long been identified with gimmicky, brightly lit signage of gargantuan proportions, so it's surprising that the city recently fouled up the installation of a pair of 45-foot-tall illuminated paint brushes. [11/19/2010] Complete Story...

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Paint Brush.

Laser Beam Paintbrushes

Saw one before it was turned on. Not much to look at. At dusk, the tip illuminates and turns different colors, but I didn't see any lasers!

[Bryan, 02/19/2014]

Maybe it was a sort of Dr. Evil-"frikken laser beams" dream the artist never quite attained

Big paintbrush.

Laser Beam Paintbrushes

The first big paintbrush is at 4th and Las Vegas. The other is a few blocks away at Charleston and Casino Center.

[Meg Zorn, 10/08/2013]
Laser Beam Paintbrushes

The giant laser-beam-projection paintbrushes that were supposed to create a heavenly "Gateway to the Arts" in Las Vegas -- still haven't been turned on. The artist died. Costs skyrocketed. Screw-ups plagued construction. But the city hasn't given up, and it now hopes that the Big Brushes will be ready to paint the nighttime sky by summer. Las Vegas has been waiting since 2007; guess it can wait a couple months more....

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 03/18/2011]

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