MGM National Harbor

MGM National Harbor is a $1.5 billion mixed-use resort, the newest addition to the booming multiuse National Harbor development situated along the Potomac Riverfront. A 23-acre destination resort casino, the project also includes a mix of retail, entertainment and dining.

Mahan Rykiel designed  the exterior public areas and entrances, including the:

  • West Casino Terrace
  • North and South Terraces
  • Ballroom Terrace
  • Entry Garden
  • Hotel Pool Deck
  • Hotel, VIP and Bus Drop-Offs

The is designed to reflect the same level of quality and sophistication as other iconic MGM hotels while respecting the geography and history of the area. Monumental, serene and rich in material selection, the key challenge of MGM National Harbor is allowing for human-scale comfort and intimacy, focused around attracting

a broad range of visitors. The premier outdoor area is the West Casino Terrace, which features an interactive fountain, LED screens, and performance and gathering spaces—with inspiring views of National Harbor and the Potomac River.

Location National Harbor, MD
Year 2017
Size 24 acres
Tags On Structure, Plaza, Retail