Los Angeles Business Journal: L.A. Building to Be Tallest in West

Korean Air on Thursday unveiled its design for a dramatic, skyline-changing tower for downtown Los Angeles that aims to be the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. The $1-billion, 73-story hotel and office building is slated to replace the old Wilshire Grand Hotel and be slightly taller than the nearby U.S. Bank Tower, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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LA Weekly Blogs | Hillel Aron: Wilshire Grand Los Angeles, Tallest Skyscraper on West Coast at 1,100 Feet, Will Have a Wicked Sky Lobby for Views Across the City

Secret designs were just released of the Wilshire Grand, a 73-story, 1,100-foot-tall hotel/office tower/retail/phallic image that will be the tallest skyscraper on the West Coast and in Los Angeles, pushing out Library Tower (officially, U.S. Bank Tower) as the 10th-tallest building in America.

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DTLA Rising | Brigham Yen: X

Los Angeles, feast your eyes on the new finalized rendering of Wilshire Grand Tower from AC Martin that will rise prominently in Downtown LA’s burgeoning Financial District. So prominent, in fact, that the new “billion dollar tower” will surpass LA’s current tallest skyscraper — Library Tower (aka US Bank Tower) at 1,018 feet — as the new tallest on the West Coast (taller than any other structure west of Chicago).

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