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Le Octaine

Location:
801 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • L'Octaine
Type(s):
Subtype(s):
Other Size Measure: 51 units
One Bedroom 427 - 618 sq.ft.
Two Bedroom 976 - 1176 sq.ft.
Three Bedroom 1187 -1220 sq.ft
Firm(s):
Extra Note: “New and notable.” Architecture Las Vegas 1, n.1 (Jan. 2001): 18-19.

Hay, David "Settling the New Frontier: Downtown pioneers follow competing visions toward a livable city center" March 2001 http://www.lvlife.com/2001/03/feature_frontier.html this online article says that: a 51-unit building that will cater to young professionals who can afford $725 for a two-bedroom apartment. To be built on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Gass Avenue, Quigley's elegant, four-story Le Octaine boasts apartments that seem even more spacious due to their high ceilings and large windows. "The challenge is to make them feel open, and I did that by turning them all onto the two large courtyards," the architect notes. Quigley incorporated commercial space into the lower floors. "It's a simple idea really," he observes, "to animate the street with retail."