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Crown Las Vegas

2600 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas NV United States

Status:cancelled
Construction Dates
  Intended completion date2011
Floor Count142
Basement Floors1
Units / Rooms3,975
Building Uses
 - hotel
 - casino
 - conference
 - observation
 - parking garage
 - restaurant
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - futurism
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire1888 ftSOM Tower Elevation Section Plan, December 11, 2006
height to top of rooftop element
Roof1648 ftSOM Tower Elevation Section Plan, December 11, 2006
height to principal roof below dome

Description
Companies:
- Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (Tower) and Steelman Design Group (Podium)
- Developer: IDM Properties/York Capital Management/Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd.
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Facts & Description:

- The Crown Las Vegas was to be located just north of the Fontainbleau Hotel, on the former site of Wet'n Wild water park along Las Vegas Boulevard.

- If completed, this project will be the tallest building in the United States, and the tallest hotel in the world.

- The structural design of Las Vegas Tower is modeled after that of Burj Dubai in Dubai.

- Crown Las Vegas was cancelled in March 2008, the land was put up for sale. Originally with a height of 1,800 feet, the tower was scaled back to 1,063 feet due to height concerns from the nearby McCarren International Airport, leading to its cancellation.

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