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3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV
Opened: 1998-10-15
Theme: Bellagio, Italy
Other Size Measure: 8 Acre Man-made Lake
2,600,00 Sq.Ft. Tower
122,000 Sq.Ft. Casino
150,000 Sq.Ft. Convention Space
14,000 Sq.Ft. Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
8,500 Sq.Ft. Fine Arts Gallery
  • WET Design (The fountains were created by WET Design, a Southern California firm responsible for other well-known displays of water and light, including the LeapFrog Fountain at Disney World's EPCOT, the Sky Rockets at Chicago's Navy Pier and the Universal CityWalk Fountain.)
Owners: Mirage Resorts, Inc. 1998-2000
MGM Mirage 2000-Present
Description: 3,933 Rooms
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: 1998 Bellagio opened
2000 Bellagio sold to MGM
2003 Expansion Est completion data Dec 2004, Marnell Corrao (Design/build)
2004 Proposed $7.9 merger between MGM Mirage & Mandalay Resort Group
2004 New Tower opensand completes renovation
2005 Merger complete

“Bellagio.” Jerde Partnership. 2004. [Online]. Web Link no Longer Active. Accessed October 5, 2004.

"Bellagio Resort & Casino, Las Vegas." [Online]. Available: Accessed Feburary 7, 2005.

“Best of Las Vegas.” Las Vegas Review-Journal, 28 March 2004, 49. ASL File #: AWARDS 26

"Best of Las Vegas: Best Architecture, Readers' and Staff Pick." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2006. [Online]. Available: Accessed April 26, 2006.

Bulavsky, Jack. “Green Thumbs = Greenbacks: Hotel-Casinos are Realizing the Value of Landscaping to Catch the Consumer’s Eye – and Their Business.” Down to Business, reprinted from Casino Journal, April 2003.

Harris, Bill. "Building Nevada :Featuring Nevada's Building Industry Leaders." 1st ed. Newport Beach, CA: Landmark Books, 2007. UNLV Arch Bk Stks HD9715.25.U63 N34 2007.

“Hitting the Jackpot.” World Architecture no. 76 (May 1999): 78-91.

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

“The List: Casinos.” Las Vegas Business Press. October 3, 2005. 20-21.

UNLV Architectural Studies Library, Special Collections holds: Boards (ARCHENT 3)UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: company brochure with information and marketing materials related to some Las Vegas projects.
Chronologically Direct Parent: Dunes Hotel & Casino
Chronologically Largest Parent: Dunes Hotel & Casino
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