Los Angeles Skyscrapers


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Image Not AvailableBiscuit Company Loftsn/a71925

The Biscuit Company Lofts is a 7-story building in Los Angeles, California. Built in 1925 as a factory, the building was converted to live/work lofts in 2006. Conceived as the west coast headquarters for the National Biscuit Company, this landmark structure was designed by E.J. Eckel. Constructed in 1925 for a cost of 2 million dollars, this 7 story factory quickly became an architectural sensation.

Board of Trade Building photoBoard of Trade Building90 ft.n/a1929

Board of Trade Building is a historic building in Downtown Los Angeles that was opened in 1929. Located at the northwest corner of Main Street and Seventh Street, the building was designed by Claud Beelman and Alexander Curlett in the Beaux Arts style with Neoclassical influence. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2008 and is one of more than ten Claud Beelman buildings included in the National Register.

Bryson Apartment Hotel photoBryson Apartment Hoteln/an/a1913

Bryson Apartment Hotel is an historic 110,000-square-foot (10,000 m) ten-story apartment building on Wilshire Boulevard in the MacArthur Park section of Los Angeles, California. Built in 1913 in the Beaux Arts style, it was one of the most luxurious residential buildings in Los Angeles for many years. The building is also closely associated with the city's film noir history, having been featured in Raymond Chandler's works and the 1990 neo-noir The Grifters.

Century Plaza Towers photoCentury Plaza Towers571 ft.441975

Century Plaza Towers I and II are two 44-story, 571 feet (174 m) tall twin towers located at 2029 and 2049 Century Park East in Century City in Los Angeles, California. Commissioned by Alcoa the towers were designed by Minoru Yamasaki and completed in 1975.. The towers resemble Yamasaki's World Trade Center in their vertical black and gray lines and the use of aluminum exteriors.

Citigroup Center photoCitigroup Center625 ft.481979

Citigroup Center (formerly 444 Flower Building) is a 625 ft (191 m) 48 storey skyscraper at 444 S. Flower Street in the Bunker Hill area of downtown Los Angeles, California. When completed in 1979, the tower was the fifth-tallest in the city—as of 2009, it is the eleventh. The building was previously owned by Beacon Capital Partners which purchased the property in 2003 for US$170 million, and later to Broadway Partners Fund Manager, LLC from December 2006 to September 2009.

City National Plaza photoCity National Plaza699 ft.521972

City National Plaza is a twin tower high-rise complex located in downtown Los Angeles, California, United States. The complex includes two towers: City National Tower and Paul Hastings Tower. The towers held the crown of tallest buildings in Los Angeles for one year before being overtaken by the Aon Center. City National Plaza is located on the site of the Art Deco Richfield Tower, designed by Morgan-Walls and Stiles O. Clements in the 1920s.

Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center photoClara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Centern/a211972

The Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center (formerly known as the Criminal Courts Building) is the county courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. It is located at 210 West Temple Street, between Broadway and Spring Street. Originally known as the Criminal Courts Building, in 2002 it was renamed the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, after Clara S. Foltz, the first female lawyer on the west coast of the United States.

Constellation Place photoConstellation Place491 ft.352001

The MGM Tower or Constellation Place is a 491ft (150m) tall skyscraper in Century City, California. It was constructed from 2001 to 2003 and has 35 floors. It is 24th tallest building in Los Angeles, and the 5th tallest in Century City. It was the first high rise to be completed in the 21st century in Los Angeles. The building was designed by Johnson Fain Partners, and has 700,000 sq ft (65,000 m) of Class A office space. MGM currently lease two thirds of the building.

Image Not AvailableCosmo Loftsn/a51896

Cosmo Lofts is a 5-story building in Los Angeles, California. Originally built in 1896 as a storage warehouse, the building was converted to live/work lofts in 2004. Originally built in 1896 to house a moving and storage facility. In 2004, the building underwent a renovation by Creative Environments of Hollywood to convert the building to live/work lofts and creative offices.

Equitable Life Building photoEquitable Life Building454 ft.341969

The Equitable Life Building is a 454ft (138m) tall skyscraper in Los Angeles, California. It was completed in 1969 and has 34 floors. It is tied with the Los Angeles City Hall for the 26th tallest building in Los Angeles. Welton Becket & Associates designed the building. The facade is made of precast concrete that sandblasted to expose the beige Texas limestone aggregate.

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