The Man Behind CityCenter

Architecture critic James S. Russell interviews James Murren, the man behind CityCenter in Las Vegas. It was Murren's idea to hire the six star architects who designed the site. Murren says the Ground Zero designs inspired him.

Russell writes, "Daniel Libeskind, whose masterplan became the basis for Ground Zero's redevelopment, agreed to design Crystals, CityCenter's shopping mall. Two other Ground Zero competitors, Rafael Vinoly and Norman Foster, designed hotels at CityCenter."

Murren once considered a career in architecture, and admits to a fascination with "the livability of cities."

Full Story: MGM Mirage’s James Murren Says Ground Zero Inspired CityCenter


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