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Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino

Las Vegas, NV
Purpose(s): Original
Constructed: 2005-04
Completed: 2008
Style: Modern
Cost: $3.9 B
Size (sq. ft.): 6960000
Other Size Measure: 8.5 Acres
Tower I: 61 floors, 605ft.
Tower II: 53 floors, 583ft.
2200 units, 2700 units
75000 sq.ft. Casino
300000 sq.ft. Retail, restaurant, and entertainment space
150,000 sf Convention Space
Owners: 3700 Associates
Bruce Eichner (Developer)
Contractors: Pernini Building Co.
URL (bibliographic):
Extra Note: ________. 2004. “William Lyon Homes Develops Pahrump Community.” Business Press, November 29, 8.

2005 Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino Southwest Contractor, June 39.

Arquitectonica (Architect), 3700 Associates (Developer) and Paul Duesing Partners (Interior Designer)

"Building Jackpot: No Slowdown in Sight for Las Vegas." Southwest Contractor. September 2006: 20-24.

“Condo Projects in the Las Vegas Valley.” Las Vegas Review Journal. 6 November 2005. [Online]. Accessed November 7, 2005.

“Cosmopilitan Resort & Casino.” Arquitectonica. 2005. [Online]. Available: May 1, 2005.

Friedmutter Group. “Architecture & Interior Design Studios Specializing in Multi-Use Projects.”

Jones, Chris. “Resort Builders at Home in LV.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 23 November 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed November 23, 2004.

Illia, Tony. 2005. “Arquitectonica Designing Two New Projects on Las Vegas Strip. Architectural Record, May, 67.

Mastrelli, Tara. ed. Stacy Shoemaker Rauen. "Las Vegas." HospitalityDesign, April 2006, 135-137.

“Nevada News - December 2005.” Southwest Contractor. December 2005: 12-13.

“New $1.5 Billion Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino Unveiled.” Nevada Contractor, December, 16, 2004.

Robinson, Jennifer. “Cosmopolitan secures loan of $415 million: Financing called milestone for Strip project.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 12 January 2006. [Online]. Available: Accessed May 21, 2007.

Simpson, Jeff. "Evolution of the Las vegas Strip." Urban Land. September 2007: 105-107.

Smith, Hubble and Arnold M. Knightly. "Development: A whole lot of nothing going on." Las Vegas Review Journal. [Online]. Available: Accessed October 6, 2008.

Stutz, Howard. “Cosmo says hello: Guests see model condo-hotel.” Vegas Review Journal. 20 October 2005 [Online]. Available: Accessed October 26, 2005.

Stutz, Howard. “Cosmo says hello: guests see model of condo-hotel: $1.8 billion project will feature dual towers.” Las Vegas Review Journal. 26 October 2006. [Online]. Available: Accessed March 31,2007.

Stutz, Howard. “Hyatt Gets First Presence on Strip with Condo Project.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 07 April 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed April 8, 2005.

"The Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas." [Online]. Available:
wm/bu/?l=3&yr=2005&mt=2&dy=7&id=220956 Accessed Feburary 7, 2005.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: The Cosmopolitan Brochure.

Cosmopolitan image gallery. [online] Available: Accessed June 30, 2005.

"Condo Projects Throughout Vegas", Las Vegas Life, April 2006.

The Cosmopolitan Resort Casino. [online] Available Accessed:8/8/2005.

"A Full House: Sin City stacks the deck in designers' favor." By Craig Kellogg. Interior Design v.76 n.3 (2005).