Clark County Government Center

Clark County Government Center, Las Vegas-Nevada - United States, Fentress Architects
Construction year: 1995
Address: 500 S Grand Central Pkwy | LAS VEGAS-NEVADA | United States | Visit Website
Latitude/Longitude: 36.16589, -115.15342

Fentress Architects’ design won first place in a national competition by best representing the community values and natural environment of Clark County.

Subsequently, the Clark County Government Center garnered national recognition as a project that embodies and defines civic architecture today. Melding functional design with an authentic sense of place, the four-building complex forms a central public gathering space with one of the oldest forms of community geometry: the circle. The structures’ outstretched arms embrace indigenous materials and forms to blend with their natural surroundings. A welcome contrast to the Las Vegas Strip’s garish character, the design won first place People’s Choice for “Best Non-Hotel Architecture” in the Las Vegas Review-Journal eight consecutive years and two AIA Honor Awards from regional chapters.

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