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Demolition of Vegas' never-opened Harmon Hotel to begin in two weeks
Demolition of Vegas' never-opened Harmon Hotel to begin in two weeks

Demolition of the Harmon, a 26-story Las Vegas hotel that was supposed to be one of the gems of the CityCenter mega-development, is set to begin in two weeks. The Harmon was part of the $8.5-billion CityCenter, a glitzy hotel, retail and restaurant complex on the Las Vegas Strip that opened in December 2009. But the Harmon, with its striking blue glass exterior, never opened, the victim of construction issues. Legal troubles ensued. MGM Resorts International, a co-owner, argued in court that construction errors were so serious that the building could collapse during a major earthquake. Earlier this year, a judge granted permission for the tower to be taken down. That...

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