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UNLV Libraries Main Page -> Architecture Studies Library -> Las Vegas Guides and Collections -> Las Vegas Architects and Buildings Database -> Projects

Grand Canyon Skywalk

, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • Skywalk, The
Opened: 2007-03-28
Cost: $30 M +
Owners: The Hualapai Indian Tribe
Funders: David Jin
Contractors: APCO Construction
Architectural Elements: The glass is being manufactured in Germany and Austria by Saint Gobain, a European company that specializes in designing architectural structural glass for unique building projects worldwide. The steel was manufactured by Mark Steel in Utah .
URL (bibliographic):
Description: U-Shaped transparent walkway that juts out 70 ft out into the canyon 4,000 ft above the cayon floor.
Spatially Direct Parent: Grand Canyon West
Spatially Largest Parent: Grand Canyon West