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Old May 10th, 2008, 12:06 PM   #481
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Nice. Buildings in different shapes and heights with glass part of the way up. Strange name for the complex as it suggests it's in downtown Vegas (a seedy area I thought?)
nowhere near downtown, its on the strip sitting on 78 acres between Monte Carlo and Bellagio on what was once old Dunes hotel golf course
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Old May 11th, 2008, 04:31 AM   #483
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nowhere near downtown, its on the strip sitting on 78 acres between Monte Carlo and Bellagio on what was once old Dunes hotel golf course
Dunes Hotel Golf Course? Are you sure? I remember that site was huge parking lot with small hotel complex with few small rides at the front. It was extremely unattractive complex.
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Old May 11th, 2008, 08:48 AM   #484
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Dunes Hotel Golf Course? Are you sure? I remember that site was huge parking lot with small hotel complex with few small rides at the front. It was extremely unattractive complex.
It was a golf course many, many years ago... It went from the Dunes all the way down to Tropicana... It was torn up (and turned into a parking lot) when the Dunes was imploded to make way for the Bellagio...
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Old May 11th, 2008, 09:00 AM   #485
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It was a golf course many, many years ago... It went from the Dunes all the way down to Tropicana... It was torn up (and turned into a parking lot) when the Dunes was imploded to make way for the Bellagio...
Interesting. I didn't know that was golf course way before it became parking lots. I did know that Bellagio is on old Dunes resort site but didn't know that Dunes had a golf course too.
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Old May 11th, 2008, 09:01 AM   #486
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I think it would be awesome if anyone here have old pictures of City Center site before City Center getting built.
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Old May 11th, 2008, 11:35 AM   #487
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http://www.vegastodayandtomorrow.com...enter.htm#news

There is a nice site comparison 2005-2008.
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Old May 11th, 2008, 08:37 PM   #488
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Dunes Hotel Golf Course? Are you sure? I remember that site was huge parking lot with small hotel complex with few small rides at the front. It was extremely unattractive complex.
thats the old boardwalk hotel, legendary buffet, legendary for all the wrong reasons http://www.inetours.com/Las_Vegas/im...dwalk_1071.jpg

the boardwalk only sat on a tiny part of the city-center site, where the Mandarin Oriental high-rise sits today

the golf course is not gone that long this is a shot from 1990, you can see the dunes golf course just north of excalibur. Also notice across the road the site where MGM grand now sits was also a country club



http://www.interjet.ch/LasVegas0401/LasVegas1990.jpg
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Old May 11th, 2008, 10:03 PM   #489
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There is a nice site comparison 2005-2008.
Exactly what I remembered what the site looked like before City Center getting built on that!!! Thanks for the link!

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thats the old boardwalk hotel, legendary buffet, legendary for all the wrong reasons http://www.inetours.com/Las_Vegas/im...dwalk_1071.jpg

the boardwalk only sat on a tiny part of the city-center site, where the Mandarin Oriental high-rise sits today

the golf course is not gone that long this is a shot from 1990, you can see the dunes golf course just north of excalibur. Also notice across the road the site where MGM grand now sits was also a country club



http://www.interjet.ch/LasVegas0401/LasVegas1990.jpg
WOW!!! I didn't see that before!!! I must admit that Las Vegas was much greener and little beautiful. It is sad that Las Vegas of today doesn't have much green spaces compared back in 1990. By the way, I'm glad that they got rid of this crappy Boardwalk resort.
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Old May 15th, 2008, 02:02 AM   #490
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Vdara the 57 story 554 ft tower today became the first of the 6 towers to top out at city center

a video report from local las vegas tv station kvbc today http://www.kvbc.com/global/video/pop...3&rnd=66033871
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Old May 19th, 2008, 09:06 PM   #491
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CityCenter main resort gets named ARIA

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Old May 21st, 2008, 09:06 AM   #492
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Photo updates...

Are there any photo updates of the project as a whole? as seen from Las Vegas blvd?? There haven't been any in the longest time. Thanks.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 04:29 PM   #493
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The marvel of Las Vegas!

I just love this city. It's like a huge movie set built right out in the desert. Never ceases to amaze me of how much creativity come out of it. This project really floored me. Just found it today of course. If anyone can keep posting updates on progress via photos, articles, etc.

Mille grazie!

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Old May 25th, 2008, 12:39 PM   #494
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harmon has its glass

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/brucenm...cs/2520128350/

Veer 2 now has alot of glass

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/brucenm...cs/2519328695/
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Old May 25th, 2008, 12:46 PM   #495
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^ i think Harmon's glass is going to look spectacular when completed.
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Looking great!

Slightly OT, but why did they remove the palm trees and grass from the middle of the road? They looked better than concrete...
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Old May 25th, 2008, 12:55 PM   #497
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What's that in the upper left corner of the pic? Empty space? They can build there as well
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^ the big white spot in the upper left is McCarran International Airport. So i doubt they will be building anything there soon.
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It doesn't look like an airport..
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^ If you look closely you can see two planes on it.
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