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Forum Shops at Caesars Palace (Expansion III)

Photos & Links: Photo 1 Photo 2
Location:
3500 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Type(s):
Subtype(s):
Purpose(s): Addition
Constructed: 2004-10
Cost: $139
Size (sq. ft.): 175000
Other Size Measure: --50 to 60 new stores and restaurants
--three-level expansion
Firm(s):
Owners: Simon Property Group
Contractors: Perini Building Co.
Description: --replica of Rome's famed Trevi fountain just steps from the Strip.
--classic Roman architecture and vertical sky-views, the new design will feature a spiral escalator.
--spiral escalators
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: 2005 Nevada best 2005 Southwest Contractor, December 60-89.

“Forum Shops at Caesars.” Southwest Contractor, June 2004, 64.

“Forum Shops at Caesars (map.)” Las Vegas Review-Journal, 21 October 2004, Special Promotional Feature, 12-13.

“Forum Shops Does It Again.” Las Vegas Review-Journal, October 21, 2004, Special Promotional Feature, 4-5.

“Escalator Makes Grand Entrance.” Las Vegas Review-Journal, 21 October 2004, Special Promotional Feature, 11, 14.

“Expansion Relied on Concerted Team Effort.” Las Vegas Review-Journal, 21 October 2004, Special Promotional Feature, 10, 14.

Illia, Tony. “Roman Retail: Forum Shops at Caesars Palace Undergoes $139M Expansion.” Southwest Contractor, September 2003, 42. ASL File #: GC(F) PBC 8;

Illia, Tony. “Rome Revisited: Forum Expansion Nears Completion.” Las Vegas Business Press, 24 May 2004, A6.

Illia, Tony. “Sizzling in Las Vegas: Building Market Gets Hotter.” Southwest Contractor, August 2003, 24-25.

Jones, Chris. “Closing in on an Opening.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 19 October 2004. [Online]. Available: http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2004/Oct-19-Tue-2004/business/25012502.html Accessed October 24, 2004.

Jones, Chris. “Crowds Marvel at Mall’s New Wings.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 23 October 2004. [Online]. Available: http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2004/Oct-23-Sat-2004/business/25063569.html Accessed October 26, 2004.

“Roman Holiday.” Nevada Contractor, June 2004, 16.

Yee, Roger. 2001. “Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace.” Hospitality and Restaurant Design No. 2. New York: Visual Reference Inc. 84-85.

UNLV Architectural Studies Library, Special Collections holds: Boards (ARCHENT 5, 6 & 7)
Spatially Direct Parent: Caesars Palace (1966)
Spatially Largest Parent: Caesars Palace (1966)