Posts tagged as: CityCenter

Sneak peek at CityCenter’s exterior

Sneak peek at CityCenter’s exterior

CityCenter opens to the public next month, bringing a 67-acre urban metropolis and one of the world’s largest green developments to the Las Vegas Strip. The property includes Aria, a 61-story, 4004-room gaming resort; the non-gaming Mandarin Oriental, Vdara Hotel & Spa and Veer Towers; and Crystals, a 50,000-square-foot retail and entertainment district. The Harmon [...]

Viva Elvis!

Viva Elvis!

Cirque du Soleil hasn’t revealed much about its Elvis-themed show that will be staged at the new Aria hotel at CityCenter, but today the company unveiled the name of the production: “Viva ELVIS.” The show, billed as “a tribute to the life and music of Elvis Presley,” will be staged in an 1,800-seat theater and [...]

A green CityCenter goes for the gold

A green CityCenter goes for the gold

We build ‘em. They get old. We implode ‘em. Sure, it sounds super wasteful. But now the waste from one hotel is aiding in the construction of several others. Ninety-seven percent of the construction waste from the former Boardwalk hotel, imploded in 2006, was reused or recycled during the construction of CityCenter thanks to a large-scale recycling [...]

New limo fleet has Vegas visitors seeing green

New limo fleet has Vegas visitors seeing green

When you come to Vegas, you see green all around. There’s the green you win in the casinos. And lots of putting greens. Now there are green limousines. Well, really they’re silver. But the 26, 72-inch Lincoln Town Cars are powered by compressed natural gas, one of the cleanest burning alternative fuels available. Natural gas vehicles produce significantly lower emissions, and [...]

The Vegas Skyline is a-Changin’

The Vegas Skyline is a-Changin’

It’s no secret that certain construction projects on the Las Vegas Strip have come to a screeching halt as a result of the shaky economy. Fortunately for the Vegas economy, the 18 million-sqare-foot CityCenter is still on track for a late 2009 opening. According to recent news reports, the project is fully financed and MGM Mirage’s 50-50 [...]

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