Grand Opening Of Aria Resort & Casino At CityCenter
(L-R) Chefs Jean Philippe Maury, Todd English, Shawn McClain, Masayoshi Takayama, Sirio Maccioni, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Julian Serrano and Michael Mina appear during the grand opening news conference for the Aria Resort & Casino at CityCenter December 16, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 67-acre, USD 8.5 billion mixed-use urban development center, a joint project between MGM Mirage and Dubai World, is said to be the biggest privately financed construction project in United States history and one of the world's largest green projects being built with the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified Green Building Rating System. Aria is CityCenter's centerpiece and includes a 150,000-square-foot casino and 4,004 hotel rooms and suites.
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