When one flies over Las Vegas, the intensity of the housing activity becomes obvious. It seems that almost all the land in Glitter Gulch is parceled out divided into neat squares of up to one acre.

Some lots are just getting started with foundations being dug and poured, while others are almost complete, with sodded lawns being trimmed and tiled roofs finished. Soon there will be nothing but pastel stucco houses from the Sunset Mountain Range to the Sierra Madres.

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