The troubled Harmon Tower at CityCenter was deemed so structurally unfit that an earthquake would likely take the building down. Now, MGM Resorts has said they will demolish the building before anyone ever steps foot in it.
An engineering firm said the defects of an unfinished CityCenter hotel are "pervasive" and would likely collapse in an earthquake. Construction on the Harmon hotel tower stalled a few years ago, when the county discovered structural problems.
MGM Mirage has refused to pay the Perini Building Company, general contractor on the CityCenter project, and the dispute has now ended up in court. Neither side will comment on the litigation but Perini is pushing politicians such as Gov.