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Forum Shops at Caesars

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Location:
3500 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • Caesars Forum Shops
Completed: 1992
Cost: $100 million
Size (sq. ft.): 708000
Firm(s):
Owners: Simon Property Group
Description: The Forum Shops is designed to resemble a curving street of ancient Rome, with a rounded ceiling painted as sky. There are columns and arches, central piazzas, fountains and statues, including the Festival Fountain, where animated robotic statues of Bacchus, Apollo, Plutus and Venus hold sway over a laser, music and sound-effects display.
Extra Note: "A Full House: Sin City stacks the deck in designers' favor." By Craig Kellogg. Interior Design v.76 n.3 (2005).

Yee, Roger. 2001. Hospitality and Restaurant Design No. 2. New York: Visual Reference Inc. 84-85.

--Original 1992 entrance included a people mover
--Included are 27 clothing, shoe and accessory stores, 20 specialty and service shops, 11 restaurants and food outlets, three art galleries, one jewelry store and no bookstores.
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