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World Jewelry Center

Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Type(s):
Subtype(s):
Constructed: 2007
Completed: 2010
Cost: $100 M
Size (sq. ft.): 1300000
Other Size Measure: 60 Story
5.4 acre
Approximately 25 residential units
Firm(s):
Owners: Probity International Corp. (Operator/Developer)
URL (bibliographic): http://www.worldjewelrycenter.com/
Description: The tower will be able to accommodate 400 international wholesale jewelery dealers and manufactures, above a shopping promenade housing approximately 60 retail jewelers. Also, a gem and jewelry museum is planned to attract visitors. The top ten floors of the tower will be reserved for ultra-luxury residence condominiums.
Extra Note: “Action: Vegas world jewelry center: shining jewel.” Desert Living 16 2007 April.

Choate, Alan. "Union Park: 61 acres attracting believers: 2008 shaping up as big year for once-disappointing site." Las Vegas Review Journal. 19 November 2007. [Online]. Available: http://www.lvrj.com/news/11569526.html Accessed April 4, 2008.

Goodman, Oscar. "Discover Las Vegas all Over Again!." Urban Land. September 2007: 58-60.

“Nevada News - December 2006 .” Southwest contractor. (2006). [Online]. Avaiable: http://southwest.construction.com/newx/NV/archive/0612.asp Accessed march 28, 2007.

Roberts, Alana. "Downtown Las Vegas's Urban Renewal: Revitalization of downtown and its arts and entertainment district bolsters its potential." Urban Land. September 2007: 108-113.

Robinson, Jennifer “Some extra sparkle: Las Vegas Mayor sees economy diversifier in new World Jewelry Center.” Review Journal October 26, 2006 Midwest edition.

Smith, Hubble and Arnold M. Knightly. "Development: A whole lot of nothing going on." Las Vegas Review Journal. [Online]. Available: http://www.lvrj.com/business/25662649.html Accessed October 6, 2008.
Spatially Direct Parent: Union Park
Spatially Largest Parent: Union Park