Joel Bergman

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Joel Bergman
Born August 20, 1936
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died (aged 80)
Education University of Southern California
Occupation Architect
Website bwaltd.com

Joel Bergman (August 20, 1936 – August 24, 2016)[1] was an American architect who has designed several landmark casinos.

Bergman was born in Los Angeles. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1965.[2]

Projects[edit]

Stern and Associates[edit]

In 1968 he joined Martin Stern, Jr.[2]

  • Las Vegas Hilton (then called the Hotel International)'
  • Kings Castle Resort & Casino, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
  • The Cottages at The Kuilima Resort, Oahu, Hawaii
  • MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Reno & Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Little America Hotel Tower, Salt Lake City, Utah

Atlandia Design (1978–1994)[edit]

In 1978 he went to work exclusively for Steve Wynn through the firm Atlandia Design. Wynn had a chair adjacent to his drafting table and together they played an important role in transforming the Las Vegas strip from a low rise strip to the modern theme-oriented casino with high rise buildings.

Bergman Walls & Associates (1994–present)[edit]

In 1994 he and Scott Walls, who had also worked for Wynn, started their own firm.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bergman, designer of major Las Vegas hotels, dies at 80". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Apps - Access My Library - Gale". accessmylibrary.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  3. ^ GmbH, Emporis. "Atlantic City Hilton, Atlantic City - 124109 - EMPORIS". emporis.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Six Questions: Joel Bergman, architect of themed megaresorts". lasvegassun.com. 8 October 2008. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  5. ^ GmbH, Emporis. "Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake - 206773 - EMPORIS". emporis.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  6. ^ http://library.nevada.edu/arch/casinosbyname.html Las Vegas Hotels / Casinos: By Name - Architecture Studies Library - UNLV
  7. ^ GmbH, Emporis. "Resorts Atlantic City - Rendezvous Tower, Atlantic City - 194594 - EMPORIS". emporis.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  8. ^ GmbH, Emporis. "L'Auberge Du Lac Hotel & Casino, Lake Charles - 203519 - EMPORIS". emporis.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  9. ^ http://info.aia.org/aiarchitect/thisweek09/1009/1009d_riverscasino.cfm

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