City officials broke ground Monday on a $12 million, eight-screen luxury theater in Downtown Las Vegas.
The construction company building the Eclipse Theaters is expected to wrap up construction on the commercial space complete with a restaurant, bar, and street-level commercial shops sometime next summer.
In the neighborhood of S. 3rd Street and Gass Avenue, an area that has low foot traffic and is littered with "for sale" signs, there are whispers of new life.
"I think now's a good time for the city, and the downtown area, to start their revitalization," said Larry Smith, Senior Project Manager, AR Mays.
Smith says he'll be supervising up to 100 local workers crunching to finish the project by next August.
"It's just exciting to be on the project, there's a lot of energy here right now," Smith said.
Th city hopes the theater will be a sparkplug for an urban infill project... Read More