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Wynn Las Vegas

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3145 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • Le Reve
Constructed: 2002-10
Opened: 2005-04-28
Style: Modern
Cost: $2.7 Billion
Size (sq. ft.): 5200000
Other Size Measure: 217 Acres
2716 units
49 story tower
111,000 Sq.Ft. Casino Space
2,500,000 Sq.Ft. Hotel Tower
200,000 Sq.Ft. Luxury Low-rise Villas
200,000 Sq.Ft. Meeting Space
Owners: Wynn Resorts, Limited(Developer)
Contractors: Wadsworth Golf Construction (golf course)
Marnell Corrao Associates Inc.(general)
Hansen Mechanical Contractors (mechanical)
Southland Industries of Las Vegas (mechanical)
Steel Engineers (steel)
Century Steel, Inc. (steel)
SME Industries (steel)
Description: 170-foot Man-made mountain
18-Hole Golf Course
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: “2007 American Gaming Association Award Winners.” (2007) [Postcard]. July 18, 2007.

"A Big Wynn in Vegas." by Scott Blair. Southwest Contractor (9/05).

"A Full House: Sin City stacks the deck in designers' favor." By Craig Kellogg. Interior Design v.76 n.3 (2005).

"Best of Las Vegas: Best Interior Design, Staff Pick." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2006. [Online]. Available: Accessed April 26, 2006.

Butler, DeRuyter O. Personal Communication. 30 May 2003.

Clarke, Norm. “Wynn Las Vegas Will be Wet, Wild.” Las Vegas Review-Journal, 21 January 2004, 3A.

“Desert Inn Undergoes Overhall.” Nevada Contractor, March 2000, 19.

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.

Illia, Tony. “Wynn Las Vegas: Resort Could Prove a Wynn-Win for the Strip.” Southwest Contractor, August 2003, 35.

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

McMullen, Shannon. “Trend Lines: Landscape.” Hotel Design (2007): 28.

“New and notable.” Architecture Las Vegas 1, n.3 (2002): 15-21.

“Photo: Moving Along.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 26 June 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed June 28, 2004.

“Post 9-11: Strip Construction Slowly Rebounds.” Nevada Contractor, March 2002, 23.

Przybys, John. “Going Up: Making a Statement-No Longer Cartoony, Las Vegas Architecture Takes on Sophisticated Air.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 6 March 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed March 7, 2005.

Ralton, John. “Wynn’s Las Vegas.” Las Vegas Sun. 20 February 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed February 27, 2005.

Restrepo, John and Maria Guideng. "Real estate market overview." Urban Land. September 2007: 94-104.

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

Simpson, Jeff. “Wynn Tower Growing by Floor a Week, But Theater Will be First to Finish Line.” Las Vegas Review-Journal, 20 November 2003, 1D & 9D.

“Sky High.” Nevada Contractor, Unknown Date, Unknown pg.

Smith, Rod. “Expansion Already in Wynn Plan.” Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4 May 2004, 1D, 4D.

Smith, Rod. “North Vs South: Whether Money Flows North or South of Fashion Show Mall is Anyone’s Guess.” Las Vegas Review-Journal, 13 October 2002, 33A-34A.

Stutz, Howard. “Mountain Maker: Forum Told How Wynn Structure Came to Rise so High.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 24 June 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed June 27, 2005.

“Strip Megaresort: Wynn Creation Opens.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 29 April 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed April 29, 2005.

Tisch, Carol. “Paradigm in the making.” Interiors & Sources. September 2006. 28-35.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library, Special Collections holds: Boards (ARCHENT 4)

“Wait for Las Vegas’ Newest Casino is Over: $2.7 Billion Wynn Resort Finally Opens its Doors.” MSNBC and The Associate Press. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 25 April 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed April 25, 2005.

“World’s Most Expensive Casino Opening.” Reuters. 25 April 2005. [Online]. Available: Link no longer exist. Accessed April 25, 2005.

“Wynn Las Vegas.” Lifescapes International Inc. 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed June 27, 2005.

“Wynn Las Vegas.” Southwest Contractor, June 2004, 56.

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

“Wynn Las Vegas: The Unveiling: Through Secrecy and His Own Reputation, Developer has Expectations in Frenzy for Latest Strip Opening.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 24 April 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed May 20, 2005.

“Wynn Revels in Magic Moments: Resort Opening to Contrast with Past Unveilings.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 27 April 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed April 27, 2005.

Yancey Bean, Kitty. “Won over by Wynn.” USA Today, June 10, 2005, 1D-2D.
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