Caesars’ Danville casino plans move forward

Danville will have a special zone named Caesars Entertainment District.
Danville will have a special zone named Caesars Entertainment District.

A new casino will be constructed in a zone to be named Caesars Entertainment District, in Danville, Virginia.

US.- Caesars new casino in Danville, Virginia, is moving forward after officials announced the creation of a new zoning district named Caesars Entertainment District.

The zone, which still needs final approval from the city council, will include new buildings with a maximum height of 250 feet, giving the Caesars resort and casino the tallest buildings in the city.

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The height restriction will allow the historic smokestacks to remain a prominent feature on the property. The existing smokestacks are approximately 205 feet tall.

Electric vehicle charging stations are a requirement and additional signage and lighting will also be permitted.

It is expected that the city council will take a decision on approval of the plan on May 4.

According to Caesars, the Las Vegas-based Marnell Companies will design the resort, and the company will hire contractors in the coming months in time for groundbreaking in autumn. The opening of the casino is scheduled for late 2023.

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