Black Oak Casino
Tuolumne, California

  • $60 million-dollar construction cost
  • Phase II of this project was 164,770 square feet, three-story structure
  • Phase included a bakery, fine dining restaurant, a 300-seat entertainment lounge, Tuolumne Band of Miwuk Indians Tribal gaming offices, administrative offices and back of house services
  • Upper level contained the children’s area, a bowling center, a video aracade and a fast food restaurant
  • Phase I included a 20,000 square foot metal building with a freestanding false facade
  • The facade consisted of columns made of stone that were indigenous to the area and large abstracted black oak leaves built of metal
  • After the Phase I the metal building was removed, the freestanding wall remained as signage for the permanent building