Grand Opening Of Vdara Hotel & Spa At CityCenter

(L-R) Vdara Hotel & Spa General Manager Angela Lester, President and COO of the Aria Resort & Casino Bill McBeath, President and COO of Infinity World Development Bill Grounds, CityCenter President and CEO Bobby Baldwin and MGM Mirage Chairman and CEO Jim Murren appear during the grand opening of Vdara Hotel & Spa at CityCenter December 1, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 57-story nongaming hotel and condominium tower is the first part of the 67-acre, USD 8.5 billion mixed-use urban development center to open. The 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.
(Nov. 30, 2009 - Source: Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America)