Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Atlantic City, NJ

O’Donnell & Naccarato provided structural design and restoration services for the major renovation of the former Taj Mahal Casino Resort to create the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The expansion included a renovated performance arena with two new multi-tiered elevated seating platforms, a new 21,000 SF Hard Rock Cafe, a new day spa, a new nightclub, two new Hard Rock guitar signs for the exterior of the building at 30-feet-tall and 60-feet-tall, new built-up gaming platforms, and new exterior facade features. The existing parking garage underwent a complete restoration and parking consultation update which significantly altered the existing traffic patterns, entrance/exit points, revenue control system, and included more than 2M SF of concrete and waterproofing repairs.

Structural System

Steel frame / composite concrete slab on metal deck / staggered truss / filigree slab / cast in place concrete / post-tensioned concrete / precast concrete

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