The City Center is a 308,000 m² extensive building complex in Las Vegas, Nevada, which was commissioned by MGM Resorts International in order. The project was developed on the western strip and replaced the Boardwalk Hotel and Casino, several smaller buildings and a parking lot. This building site was cleared for the inaugurated on 16 December 2009 City Center. The compact center is at a cost of U.S. $ 8.5 billion (approx. € 6.7 billion ), the most expensive privately funded construction project in the U.S..
The complex consists among other things of approximately 2,400 luxury condominiums, the 4004 Room comprehensive Aria Resort & Casino, Vdara Hotel & Spa with 1,495 rooms and the Mandarin Oriental, a further 392- room hotel and a 50,000 m² shopping and entertainment area together. Overall, the system has a size and capacity, which employs about 12,000 people. The high-rise complex was built with extensive grounds in about three years of up to 10,000 employees. The area is opened up by the People Mover "Aria Express". It connects the south gelegenere Monte Carlo Resort and the north gelegenere Hotel Bellagio to the Crystals said central shopping and entertainment area. The individual buildings were each designed by different architects.
The basic architectural structure designed by Ehrenkrantz Eckstut and Kuhn Architects.