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Encore at Wynn Las Vegas

3145 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • Wynn Las Vegas Phase III
Constructed: 2006-04
Opened: 2008-12-22
Completed: 2008-12
Style: Modern
Cost: $900 million (first proposal) $1.4 billion (second proposal) $1.8 billion $2.1 B $2.3
Size (sq. ft.): 4500000
Other Size Measure: 1550 rooms (first proposal)
2000+ rooms (second proposal)
2034 Units
61 Floors
Proposed: 670,000 sq.ft. casino
50,029 sq.ft. convention space
Owners: Wynn Resorts Ltd.
Contractors: Tutor-Saliba Corp.
Description: 20 acre site of former Desert Inn
Extra Note: 2006 Wynn Resorts Begins Construction on Encore Southwest Contractor, June 12.

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

"Encore at Wynn Las, Las Vegas." [Online]. Available:
wm/bu/?l=3&yr=2005&mt=2&dy=7&id=148616 Accessed Feburary 7, 2005.

Lenahan, Todd-Avery, and Aba. Places. Vol. book 1. Las Vegas, NV: Aba, 2008. UNLV Arch Bk Stks NK2004.3.A23 L46 2008

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

"Southwest Contractor: 2006 Top Projects Nevada." Southwest Contractor. June 2007: 52.

Stutz, Howard. "Encore Opening: Wynn Defying the downturn." Las Vegas Review Journal. 04 December 2008. [Online]. Available: Accessed February 05, 2009.

"Wynn's Encore in Works". by Howard Stutz. Las Vegas Review Journal. March 17, 2005. [online] Available [accessed]