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03 DECEMBER 2009

Rush Tower Opens at the Golden Nugget


Vegas Tower will Feature Larger Guest Rooms and Penthouse Suites

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — The Golden Nugget Casino’s new 500-room Rush Tower has opened in downtown Las Vegas. Landry’s Restaurants Inc. brought on the Houston-based architecture firm, Kirksey, for the $150-million, 476,000-sf hotel-casino expansion project. Las Vegas-based PENTA Building Group was the general contractor.

Rush Tower features larger guest rooms, four penthouse suites and 70 junior corner suites, a floating reservation desk and a 75,000-gallon tropical aquarium fish tank. Other amenities include the upscale Chart House Aquarium restaurant, and a two-level, infinity-edge pool with cabanas and covered lounging areas. Guests will also enjoy an expanded casino floor. The 25-story expansion has its own porté cochere accented by a new landscaped entrance located at First Street and Carson Street.



About Kirksey

Kirksey is a Houston-based, sustainable architecture and interior design firm with more than 29 million sf of LEED® projects in their portfolio. Team-based in structure, Kirksey serves Commercial, Collegiate, Community, pK-12, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Religious, Science & Technology, and Multi-Family Residential markets. For more information, visit