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City Center, Las Vegas

City CenterCityCenter made its entrance on the Las Vegas landscape in December 2009 as a world-class entertainment, leisure and living destination unlike any other. Located on 67 acres, the 18-million-square-foot, $8.5 billion city-scale, mixed-use development features four hotels-the Vdara Hotel & Spa, ARIA Resort & Casino, Mandarin Oriental and The Harmon-in addition to Crystals Retail and Entertainment district and the residential Veer Towers.

A design collaboration between MGM MIRAGE and eight internationally acclaimed architectural firms, the project features 77,000 tons of steel; 1.2 million cubic yards of concrete; more than 3.7 million square feet of curtainwall façade; 17,000 miles of electrical wiring; and 7,000 miles of telecom, securityand A/V cabling, according to Tishman Construction. Additionally, Perini Building Co. said that there is 4 million square feet of glass and metal enclosures. Listed are some of the metal manufacturers. To learn more about the metal and glass products involved in CityCenter, go to: http://bit.ly/kDBSG6.

Originally published: April 2010
Owner: A joint venture between MGM MIRAGE and Infinity World Development Corp., a subsidiary of Dubai World
Executive architect: Gensler, San Francisco
Architects: Pelli Clarke Pelli, New Haven, Conn.; Helmut Jahn, Chicago; RV Architecture LLC, New York; Foster + Partners, London; Studio Daniel Libeskind, New York; Kohn Pederson Fox Associates, New York; and Rockwell Architecture, Planning & Design PC, New York
Executive construction manager: Tishman Construction Corp., New York
General contractor: Perini Building Co., Henderson, Nev.
Subcontractor: Crown Corr Inc., Gary, Ind.
Coating: PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, www.ppg.com
Metal ceiling panels: Gordon Inc., Bossier City, La., www.gordon-inc.com
Metal mesh: Cambridge Architectural, Cambridge, Md., www.cambridgearchitectural.com
Metal roof panels: Kovach Inc., Chandler, Ariz., www.kovach.net; Kalzip Inc., Michigan City, Ind., www.kalzip.com
Metal wall panels: CENTRIA, Moon Township, Pa., www.centria.com, Pohl USA Inc., West Valley City Utah, www.pohlusa.com, Dri-Design, Holland, Mich., www.dri-design.com; 3A Composites USA Inc., Mooresville, N.C., www.alucobondusa.com; Sierra Metals Inc., Las Vegas, www.sierra-metals.com; Quality Metalcrafts LLC, Rogers, Minn., www.qmcrafts.com
Stainless steel bar wire: Hendrick Screen Co., Owensboro, Ky., www.hendrickscreenco.com
Stainless steel column covers: Fry Reglet Corp., Santa Fe Springs, Calif., www.fryreglet.com