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2010-12-03 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystals at CityCenter, the exquisite shopping, dining and entertainment experience on the Las Vegas Strip, is upping the ante on holiday shopping this season with incredible decor, live music and the opening of eight coveted luxury fashion boutiques. Prada, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Stella McCartney, Donna Karan, Emilio Pucci and Harry Winston are opening in time to celebrate the holidays, offering unrivaled collections and many items...

2010-07-20 13:07:00

LAS VEGAS, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- CityCenter, the groundbreaking 67-acre city-within-a-city, is celebrating the opening of Veer Towers, one of the destination's most architecturally iconic residential buildings, and its model homes. This latest unveiling follows the successful grand opening of four of CityCenter's unprecedented offerings - ARIA Resort & Casino; Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas; Vdara Hotel & Spa and Crystals retail and entertainment district. Tours of Veer's model...

2010-06-24 04:51:00

SEOUL, South Korea, June 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Seoul Metropolitan Government will host the Seoul Design Fair from Sept.17 to Oct. 7 at the Jamsil Sports Complex and four other venues in Seoul. Formerly known as "Seoul Design Olympiad", the third annual event to promote harmony among citizens through design will open under the theme of "Design for All", featuring 44 events organized in the three categories: Economy, Participation, and Education. Over 200 design teams around...

2010-03-15 08:20:00

LAS VEGAS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time James Beard Award-winning celebrity chef Todd English debuts his latest culinary eatery, Todd English P.U.B. inside Crystals, CityCenter luxury retail and entertainment district. Todd English P.U.B. (an acronym for Public Urban Bar) is a modern interpretation of an authentic English pub. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100315/LA70196-a) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100315/LA70196LOGO-b) "I am pleased to...

2009-12-17 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: MGM) -- Under a canopy of fireworks illuminating the night sky, ARIA Resort & Casino opened its doors last night and welcomed its first guests. Located at the heart of CityCenter, ARIA is the centerpiece of this extraordinary urban resort destination. Its debut signifies the official grand opening of this city-within-a-city, following two weeks of celebrations for the reveals of Vdara Hotel & Spa, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas and...

2009-12-15 10:37:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Gensler, selected by MGM MIRAGE as the Executive Architect on CityCenter, led the design team in delivering this 18-million square foot, city-scale mixed use development, the largest single development project in the world, from concept to completion in just five short years, an unprecedented achievement in the architectural world for a project of any kind. (To go directly to "Creating CityCenter" Design Story, click here:...

2009-12-11 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: MGM) - Among the 200 minority-owned firms that helped build CityCenter were a Detroit-based general contractor who expanded his business to Las Vegas after auto industry contracts dried up, a local electrical supply firm that nearly doubled in size, and a drug screening company that was specifically born out of the project. From building architecture and design, LEED consulting, engineering, to information technology and waste removal,...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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