03 DECEMBER 2009
Rush Tower Opens at the Golden Nugget
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.
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 www.kirksey.com.