New Orleans Rolls the Dice (Available only in Structures Special Issue)

by Richard G. Weingardt, Chairman; Richard Weingardt Consultants, Inc., Denver,
John F. Davis, President; Richard Weingardt Consultants, Inc., Denver,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1996, Vol. 66, Issue 5, Pg. 3A-7A


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: To compete with the gambling meccas of Las Vegas and Atlantic City, New Orleans recently took a gamble by erecting the world's largest casino building. With the structure 70% complete, the owner filed for bankruptcy. Until it is bought or falls into receivership, the complex structure stands an incomplete pleasure dome.

Subject Headings: Bankruptcy | Buildings | Economic factors | Louisiana | Recreational buildings

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