Luxury condos
feature ‘sky bridge’

Mar 28, 2006 5:37 AM

The Las Vegas-based design firm, Youngblood Wucherer Sparer Architects, Ltd. (YWS), has been selected to design Pinnacle Las Vegas, a new $850 million condominium resort on the West Strip (West Flamingo/Tropicana area).

Well-known in southern Nevada, the firm has a track record of high-profile projects inside Bellagio, Paris, Rio and The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

The new condo high-rise features one of the most stunning architectural designs, even by Las Vegas standards. Its signature look features "Sky Bridge" suites that link twin 36-floor towers.

Created by lead architect Jon Sparer, the design draws comparison to some of the world’s most striking architectural designs found in Dubai, Miami, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

"We’ve designed a wide realm of projects throughout Las Vegas’ evolution and we’re excited to have the opportunity to combine our areas of specialty to such a well-planned condominium endeavor," Sparer said.

Spanning 12 acres, the condo project includes two 36-story towers with three key "Sky Bridge" suites. Each "Sky Bridge" suite showcases floor to ceiling panoramic vistas and two stories that adjoin the two high rises, which combined contain a total of just over 1,100 condominium resort residences.

The development also features a three-acre "Wet Deck" with an island, a hibiscus-shaped pool; a "dive-in" theatre from which residents can view movies in or out of the pool; a poolside snack bar and cocktail center; private cabanas; ¼ mile jogging path; a fully equipped fitness center; a full-service spa and salon; a resident-only lounge with dining and meeting space; retail outlets; restaurants; a gourmet market; a coffee bar; business, meeting and conference space; and executive office space.

Pinnacle is being developed by the Falcon Group, a strategic alliance of developers and investors consisting of the Falconi Group, Praxis Resources, Inc. and Elysium Enterprises.