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Most tourists don’t even know the Industrial Road area exists, and even if they do know about it, they probably don’t want to take it. But it's developing an identity that won't be easily changed.

Industrial revolution: How a longtime Strip shortcut is becoming a destination of its own

December 1st, 2016

Most tourists don’t even know the Industrial Road area exists, and even if they do know about it, they probably don’t want to take it. But it's developing an identity that won't be easily changed.

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