Project CityCenter Grand Opening Firework Show

Project CityCenter Grand Opening Firework Show

Canon 5D | 24-105mm (f/4) | 32mm (f/18) | ISO-100 | 6s

Looks Much Better On Black & Large

Tonight the casino part of the property (Aria) opened tonight to the public at Project CityCenter. Project CityCenter is the most expensive privately funded construction project in U.S. History.

All the specifics of the whole Project CityCenter:
– 4,004-room 61-story ARIA Resort & Casino (Cesar Pelli)
– 165,000-square-foot casino (Pelli)
– 400-room + 227 condos – Mandarin Oriental Hotel/Residences (Pedersen / Tihany)
– 400-room + 207 condos – The Harmon Hotel/Residences (Foster and Partners)
– 1543-unit Vdara Condo/Hotel tower (Rafael Viñoly)
– Twin, 337-unit luxury condo towers Veer (Helmut Jahn)
– 500,000-square-foot retail and entertainment space The Crystals Mall (Daniel Libeskind)
– $40 million worth of modern sculptures and installations by world famous artists
– 225,000 square feet of convention and meeting space
– 900,000 square feet for back-of-house operations
– 2,000-seat theater
– 70,000-square-foot spa
– 7,500-car parking garage
– Fire station
– People movers (trams)
– On-site power plant

The firework show lasted a mere 2 minutes @ 11:05 PM.

Posted by Topher.Pettit on 2009-12-17 08:11:16

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