MGM Resorts International revealed details about the entertainment experience it is creating in Las Vegas surrounding the 20,000â€?seat arena it is co-developing with renowned stadium organization AEG. Plans include new Strip-side experiences at New Yorkâ€?New York and Monte Carlo resorts and a public park leading to the new stateâ€?ofâ€?theâ€?art arena.
one of the city's most exciting intersections, MGM Resorts will create an
experience that encourages social interaction and one of Las Vegas' bestâ€?known pastimes-peopleâ€?watching.
Providing opportunities for visitors to enjoy Las Vegas outdoors, this plaza
will connect New Yorkâ€?New York and
Monte Carlo as well as the newly announced arena on land behind the resorts.
Construction will begin on the outdoor experiences at New Yorkâ€?New York and Monte Carlo in the coming weeks, with
anticipated completion in early 2014.
great cities offer vibrant pedestrian experiences, and Las Vegas is certainly
no exception, as The Strip is one of the world's greatest boulevards,” said Jim
Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International. “Our vision is to extend
the excitement we traditionally create within our worldâ€?class resorts outside onto The Strip, and ultimately
in an entertainment district leading to our new arena.
front facades of New Yorkâ€?New York and
Monte Carlo will be transformed into an outdoor plaza experience featuring a
series of casual bars, eateries and retail destinations. New Yorkâ€?New York will modify its skyline and Brooklyn Bridge
to create a wonderful environment brought to life through a vibrant patio
culture and retailers new to the market. Anchoring the new experience will be
Hershey's Chocolate World flagship store, a twoâ€?story
interactive, experiential destination that celebrates Hershey'sâ€?branded products.
Monte Carlo, the current formal Europeanâ€?style exterior
features will be removed to make way for new partners, including Double Barrel,
a casual roadhouse restaurant and bar concept by the leading hospitality
experts at sbe.
Between the two properties and leading back to the company's new arena
will be a park environment featuring dining pavilions and performance spaces
complemented by areas for quiet relaxation.
MGM unveils plans for new Las Vegas entertainment district
April 26, 2013