High Roller

2022-06-07T18:04:31+00:00

High Roller Observation Wheel THG designed and produced the High Roller, at the time of construction the world’s tallest observation wheel, from concept all the way through to opening day. Caesar’s Entertainment enlisted THG for their expertise in attractions, production, and showmanship, knowing that only a thoughtful integration of all three would result in a successful final product. THG totally reinvented the observation wheel, created an elegant spokeless design with a state-of-the-art lighting package that would create new jewel in the Las Vegas skyline Guests climb aboard and enter custom-designed luxury cabins before rising to a height of 550 feet. Along the way, they experience a 30-minute ride, complete with hosted media and in-cabin entertainment, that delivers far more than spectacular views. However, the in-cabin experience is only part of the story.THG designed the High Roller queue and pre-show to provide the perfect complement to the main attraction, with themed areas and original artwork to set the mood. The queue culminates in a massive pre-show theater with a 270-degree screen that plays five original shows that pay tribute to the spirit, history, music, and entertainment of Las Vegas. Since opening in 2014, the High Roller has become an iconic part of the Las Vegas skyline, appearing on countless mugs, t-shirts, and merchandise. THG is proud to have  contributed this superlative addition to one of the world’s great entertainment destinations. Location Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Industry Attraction — Observation Wheel Awards 2014 Guinness World Record, The largest observation (Ferris) wheel 2015 AISC’s Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) Awards 2015 Structural Awards for the Institution of Structural Engineers, Award for Arts & Entertainment Structures More Projects

One World Observatory

2022-06-15T19:01:50+00:00

One World Observatory Observation Deck The Hettema Group, in partnership with Legends, designed and produced the observation deck experience at the World Trade Center in New York City, New York. For New Yorkers and people around the globe, One World Trade Center is much more than a beautiful new skyscraper in Lower Manhattan. It stands as a beacon of hope—a monumental icon of renewal and rebirth and an enduring testament to the resilience of the human spirit. One World Observatory is a state-of-the-art guest experience that elevates the One World Trade Center observation deck from a spectacular sightseeing opportunity to an inspirational personal journey. A series of cutting-edge multimedia presentations and exhibits immerse guests in an uplifting tribute to the new World Trade Center as a global nexus of 21st-century commerce, culture, and community set in the heart of the most dynamic international city in the world. Nationally renowned Legends operates the observation deck atop the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at a height of 1776 feet.  Construction on the facility began in early 2014, and opened May 29, 2015. One World Observatory provides millions of visitors with the ultimate observation deck experience on floors 100, 101 and 102. Location New York, New York, USA Industry Museums — Observation Deck Awards Elevator World Project of the Year THEA Outstanding Achievement More Projects

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