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Never finished Fontainebleau on Vegas Strip to be covered up

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The Fontainebleau on the Las Vegas Strip, seen under construction in this undated photo. (FOX5) The Fontainebleau on the Las Vegas Strip, seen under construction in this undated photo. (FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (AP) -

The nearly built but never finished Fontainebleau casino-hotel high-rise is getting covered up to spruce up the view on the Las Vegas Strip.

A Clark County commissioner turned a relatively routine request for an off-site improvement bond extension to compel the property's owner to cover up the unsightly construction that's been visible for several years.

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has owned the structure since 2010 when he bought the $2.9 billion development out of bankruptcy for $150 million.

County commissioners voted Wednesday to approve the extension and the company agreed to submit plans in 90 days to cover-up the first three floors of the structure on the side facing Las Vegas Boulevard.

Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani says she's trying to beautify that section of the Strip.

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