Caesars original 1966 grand opening postcard.
A 1966 shot of the sole
(14-story 680-room) Roman
The small, rectangular (14-story 222-room) Centurion Tower in
front was the first addition in 1970.
The original curved Roman Tower was then
extended behind the Centurion Tower in a reverse curve.
The 22-story Forum tower on the right was added in 1979. Notice
the new entrance Porte Cochere.
The Palace Tower was added in
1997 as well as the Forum Shops mall, more casino space, a major
conference and meeting facility and an all new roman garden pool
In 2000 the facades of all the
older buildings were remodeled to reflect the Romanesque style
of the new tower and mall. This theme is being replicated all
over the resort. The Porte Cochere was also remodeled (again).
The mall was expanded and the Coliseum was under construction.
In 2004 the opulent Forum
Shops were expanded again. This time with a three story mall complete with
spiral escalators. This expansion was added to the front of the mall, taking
it right up to the Strip.
In August 2005 the (35-story 949-suite)
Augusta Tower opened on the south side of the
property. An additional pool, more meeting space and a new Grand
Lobby are included. The new Roman Plaza on the corner of The Strip
and Flamingo Blvd. guides guests to the entrance. From the north
corner to the south corner (along the Strip) this mega-resort spans