In the summer of 1937 the North Shore of Lake Tahoe was a busy place for construction and business activity. With the May 17th fire at the Cal Neva Lodge and its frantic rebuilding underway, another casino and business area was hardly making headlines. A small article in the Reno Evening Gazette noted a development being built that has lasted to this day.
The Ta-Neva-Ho began as a conglomeration of businesses that were intended to serve the rapidly developing community on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Long before the upscale development of Incline Village, the finger of land that juts into the North Shore of Lake Taho at the state line between California and Nevada developed first. In the 1920’s developer Norman Biltz constructed a building that served as a land sales office. This building became the Cal-Neva lodge in 1929 and hosted gaming even before it became legal in Nevada in 1931.
In the early 1930’s with the Cal-Neva Lodge and the Cal-Vada Lodge opening operating on the North Shore, the growing community was in need of business services. Seven businesses other than gaming were located in the block along the Ta-Neva-Ho gaming area. These included over the years a bank, drug store, bakery,several bars, furniture store and other gaming operations.
The Crystal Bay books lots of adventurous rock/funk bands with a tendency to lean towards original Jamband/Funk stuff, blues and tribute artists. This is actually THE place for Live music in Tahoe.
Enjoy simple luxury in North Lake Tahoe’s newly renovated lodging location, the Border House at Crystal Bay Casino.The Border House at Crystal Bay Casino, a three-story registered historical landmark, provides 10 guest rooms offering amenities such as chromotherapy tubs, gas fireplaces, plasma televisions, wireless internet, eco-friendly toiletries and more. Complimentary self parking and business services are available. Each room is uniquely furnished with rich, warm woods, unique fossil and marble bathroom and textured fabrics.Onsite and Surrounding the Border House at Crystal Bay CasinoProudly voted ‘Best Casino at North Lake Tahoe 2008 thru 2013′, Crystal Bay Casino is the epicenter of entertainment and gaming on the North Shore. We feature a state-of-the-art showroom offering an array of Live Entertainment, Table Games, large selection of Slots, two restaurants, lively Sports Bar and Sports Book.We are nearby Northern Nevada’s most premier outdoor activities:
Fly fishing, river rafting, skiing, jet skiing, hiking, mountain biking, golfing, dog sledding, horseback riding, snowshoeing, sailing, hot-air ballooning, snowmobiling and more.
Two choices, Premier Newest addition is the Bistro Elise and the Steak and Lobster House serves top notch seafood and landfood as well as a nice assortment of fine wines. Reservations recomended.
The Steak and Lobster House, serves top notch seafood and landfood, classic tableside preparation and the north shore’s most extensive wine list. Entrees include Lobster, Veal Piccata, Rotisserie Duck, Wild King Salmon and Giant Scampi are also offered. Appetizers include a daily selection of Tapas, Tenderloin Carpaccio Seared Ahi, Crab Cakes and Baked Brie. as well as a nice assortment of fine wines. Reservations recommended.
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