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WEB EXTRA: Container Park general manager discusses Tony Hsieh's impact on downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Tony Hsieh, former CEO of retail giant Zappos and founder of DTP, left a lasting impact on Las Vegas. The visionary who helped revitalize downtown Las Vegas died on Nov. 27 after succumbing to injuries he sustained in a Connecticut house fire earlier this month.

8 News Now spoke with James Gonzales, the general manager of Downtown Container Park, who expressed his gratitude for Hsieh's impact on Fremont Street and small businesses in downtown Las Vegas.


Passing of a Visionary: Tony Hsieh, former Zappos CEO, dies at 46

It is with very heavy hearts that we are sharing some very sad news, as we have learned that Tony passed away earlier today (11-27-20). The world has lost a tremendous visionary and an incredible human being. We recognize that...https://t.co/RUMNOFrItZ pic.twitter.com/NSAFGW8p4L

— Zappos.com (@Zappos) November 28, 2020

We are saddened by the loss of a true visionary, leader and titan who transformed downtown to the dynamic destination it is today. With heavy hearts, RIP Tony Hsieh. pic.twitter.com/zTDAFyAq2u

— Fremont Street Exp (@FSELV) November 28, 2020