Las Vegas moves the equivalent of a Super Bowl’s worth of people every weekend into and out of the 4.2 mile-long Strip. For most of its existence, Vegas’s transportation infrastructure simply struggled to keep up. But as the city continues to grow, it has had to change its ways.
Works by globally renowned architects—you know, starchitects—might seem to fit in well with Vegas’s need for novelty, but starchitecture has been closed, dismantled, or just generally dwarfed by Vegas’s endless construction. Can high-profile architecture survive in Las Vegas?
When it comes to Sin City, there’s at least one thing that’s now guilt-free: energy use. Las Vegas officials recently announced that 100 percent of city-run systems are powered by nearby solar farms, solar panels on city buildings, and hydroelectric generators.
The King of Pop's final residence is for sale.
This new four-acre greenspace, which opened in April, offers a very public symbol of a changing Sin City.