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.
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – Developers unveiled plans this week for the new Wilshire Grand hotel and office tower, and the futuristic design sounds like something conjured up from a very modern Willy Wonka.
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.
Developer Korean Airlines today unveiled the AC Martin design for the new Wilshire Grand tower at Wilshire Boulevard and Figueroa Street and said it will be 73 stories — one floor more than the US Bank tower downtown.
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — The architects working on the $1 billion replacement for the Wilshire Grand hotel today unveiled a new design distinguished by a soaring spire that will be the tallest point of the city’s skyline.
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).
A $1 billion office-and-hotel tower being developed by Korean Air Lines Co. in downtown Los Angeles will be the tallest building in the western U.S. upon its completion in four years, according to the project’s architect.
Today California-based architecture firm AC Martin Partners unveiled detailed plans for the Wilshire Grand, a 1,100-foot tower in downtown Los Angeles that will be the tallest building on the West Coast.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Korean Airlines plans to build a $1 billion skyscraper in downtown Los Angeles that promises to be the tallest building in the West.
LOS ANGELES — Korean Airlines plans to build a $1 billion skyscraper in downtown Los Angeles that promises to be the tallest building in the West.