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2007 Honoree

Brad Friedmutter

Brad Henry Friedmutter, AIA

Biography and Project Listing

Biography

Brad Friedmutter, AIA, is Founder and CEO of Friedmutter Group. Mr. Friedmutter is a Registered Architect in Nevada and 43 additional states, holds an Unrestricted Nevada Gaming License, and has worked exclusively in the Gaming/Hospitality Industry for more than 35 years.

After receiving a bachelor of architecture degree from The Cooper Union School of Architecture in New York City in 1973, he embarked on a career in architecture. Working as a project manager for Mervyn's and Bank of America in the 1970s, he cut his teeth on functional retail design.

From there, he began to focus on gaming hospitality, with a stint as vice president of design and construction at Steve Wynn’s Atlandia Design (Mirage Resort's design and development firm) from 1981 to 1987 and, from 1987 to 1991, the same position with Bally's Casino Resort in Las Vegas. In 1991, he founded Friedmutter Group, a full service architecture and interior design firm of which he is still chief executive officer.

Today, Friedmutter Group is an award winning, internationally recognized Design, Architecture, Master Planning and Interior Design firm specializing 100% in multi-use Hospitality/Casino/Entertainment projects of all sizes. Founded with the vision to provide services exclusively to Gaming/Hospitality clients, Friedmutter Group has been identified as a leader and innovator throughout the Industry. From core & shell architectural design to interior fit out, the firm provides high quality, iconic design solutions to clients around the world.

Friedmutter Group’s many projects have won numerous industry awards around the country including Architectural Design Company of the Year (2006: American Gaming Institute & Reed Exhibitions), the 2009 Design-Build National Award of Excellence for Quechan Resort Casino (2009: Design-Build Institute of America), numerous industry Design Awards for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Red Rock Resort Casino & Spa, Green Valley Ranch Resort, IP Casino Resort, Cache Creek Casino Resort, Harrah’s AC Resort, and many more.

In addition Mr. Friedmutter is frequently honored for his myriad contributions to the industry. Recent honors and awards include Brad’s induction to the 2009 Hospitality Design Platinum Circle, honoring career achievement in the hospitality industry; the 2008 Hospitality Industry Network Lifetime Achievement Award; and the prestigious 2007 Sarno Lifetime Achievement Award for Casino Design.

Iconic projects and exciting new developments throughout the United States and around the world,keep Friedmutter Group at the forefront of innovation, design, and leadership in the Gaming/Hospitality Industry.

 

Project Listing

Projects designed from the ground up are in bold

Sheraton Casino and Hotel Tunica (Tunica, Mississippi) 1994

Bally’s Las Vegas Casino (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovation & New Exterior Plaza & Porte Cochere, 1994

Flamingo Hilton (Las Vegas, Nevada) Exterior Façade Renovation, 1995

President Casino (St. Louis, Missouri) Renovations, 1997

President Casino (Biloxi, Mississippi) Renovations, 1997

Palace Station (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovations & Expansions, 1997

Horseshoe Casino Bossier (Bossier City, Louisiana) 1997

Horseshoe Casino Hotel (Tunica, Mississippi) 1997

Resorts International (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Renovations & Expansions 1998

Seven Feather Hotel & Casino Resort (Canyonville, Oregon) 1998

Dancing Eagle Casino (Albuquerque, New Mexico) 1999

Texas Station (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovations & Expansions, 2000, 2002

Green Valley Ranch Resort (Las Vegas, Nevada) Phase 1, 2001

Harrah’s Resort (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Bayview Tower, 2002

Texas Station (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovations & Expansions, 2002

Thunder Valley Casino Resort (Lincoln, California) 2003

Pala Casino Resort (Pala, California) 2003

Showboat Casino & Hotel (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Orleans Tower Expansion, 2003

Showboat Casino & Hotel (Atlantic City, New Jersey) House of Blues, 2004

Fiesta Rancho Casino (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovations & Ice Rink, 2004

Casino De’Venezia (Venice, Italy) Renovation & Expansion, 2004

Isle of Capri Coventry (Coventry, United Kingdom) Expansion, 2004

The Isle at Hull (Hull, United Kingdom) Expansion, 2004

Cache Creek Casino Hotel Resort (Brooks, California) 2004

Ritz Carlton Lake Las Vegas (Henderson, Nevada) 2004

Green Valley Ranch Resort (Las Vegas, Nevada) Phase 2, 2004

IP Hotel Resort Casino (Biloxi, Mississippi) post-Katrina Renovation, 2005

Isle of Capri Casino (Biloxi, Mississippi) post-Katrina Renovation, 2005

Bally’s Claridge Casino/Bally’s Park Place (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Renovation & Expansion, 2005

Bally’s Wild Wild West Casino (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Renovation & Expansion, 2005

Fiesta Henderson Casino (Henderson, Nevada) Renovations, 2005

Palace Station (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovation & Expansion, 2005

Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa (Las Vegas, Nevada) 2006

Horseshoe Council Bluffs (Council Bluffs, Iowa) 2006

Harrah’s Joliet Resort & Casino (Joliet, Illinois) Expansion & Renovation, 2006

Spirit Mountain (Williamina, Oregon) Hotel Tower Expansion, 2006

Empress Joliet Casino (Joliet, Illinois) Renovations, 2006

Island View Casino Resort Hotel (Gulfport, Mississippi) Expansion & Renovation, Phase 1, 2006

Island View Casino Resort Hotel (Gulfport, Mississippi) Phase 2 Expansion, 2007

Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood (Las Vegas, Nevada) Retail Renovation, 2007

Dennis Hotel (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Historic Preservation & Renovation, 2007

Sky City Resort (Auckland New Zealand) 2007

Green Valley Ranch Resort (Las Vegas, Nevada) Phase 3, 2007

Horseshoe Casino (Hammond, Indiana) 2008

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino (Dover, Delaware) 2008

Harrah’s Resort (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Waterfront Tower, 2008

Trump Taj Mahal (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Chairman’s Tower Expansion, 2008

Aliante Station Casino Hotel (Las Vegas, Nevada) 2008

Charlestown Races, (Charlestown, West Virginia) Renovation & Expansion, 2008

Horseshoe Southern Indiana (Elizabeth, Indiana) 2008

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Ledyard, Connecticut) Renovation, 2008

Quechan Casino Resort (Yuma, Arizona) 2009

Parx Casino (Bensalem, Pennsylvania) 2009

Palace Station (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovation & Expansion, 2009

Bally’s Claridge Casino/Bally’s Park Place (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Renovation & Expansion, 2009

Empress Joliet Resort & Casino (Joliet, Illinois) Expansion & Renovation, 2009

Seminole Casino Immokalee (Immokalee, Florida) Expansion, 2009

Boulder Station (Las Vegas, Nevada) Expansion, 2009

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, (Las Vegas, Nevada) 2010

Harrah’s Rincon Casino Resort (Valley Center, California) on-going Renovation & Expansion, 2010

Hard Rock Punta Cana Resort (Macao Beach, Dominican Republic) Expansion & Renovation, 2010

Sunset Station Expansion (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovation 2010

Star City Casino (Sydney, Australia) Renovation & Expansion, 2010

Harrah’s Las Vegas (Las Vegas, Nevada) Restaurant Renovations, 2010

Gun Lake Resort Casino (Bradley, Michigan) 2011

Seminole Casino (Coconut Creek, Florida) on-going Renovations & Expansions 2011

El Cortez Casino (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovations, 2011

Tropicana Las Vegas (Las Vegas, Nevada) Expansions, 2011

Hard Rock Café Las Vegas (Las Vegas, Nevada) Renovations, 2011

Harrah’s Atlantic City (Atlantic City, New Jersey) Restaurant Expansions, 2011

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