A rendering of the Wilshire Grand Tower that will rise at 7th and Figueroa in Downtown LA's Financial District with a height of 1,100 feet tall to the spire (Photo: AC Martin)

A rendering of the Wilshire Grand Tower that will rise at 7th and Figueroa in Downtown LA's Financial District with a height of 1,100 feet tall to the spire (Photo: AC Martin)

New Wilshire Grand towers. Coming soon to Downtown L.A. Image from: brighamyen.com

New Wilshire Grand towers. Coming soon to Downtown L.A. Image from: brighamyen.com

The KetchUp: Wilshire Grand Towers DTLA

The KetchUp: Wilshire Grand Towers DTLA

Korean Air's Wilshire Grand hotel project was recently downsized from two skyscrapers to one, ditching a planned office tower because Downtown's hotel demand is outstripping the office market (or.

The (proposed) Wilshire Grand Tower, expected to be completed in 2017 (Photo: AC Martin)

The (proposed) Wilshire Grand Tower, expected to be completed in 2017 (Photo: AC Martin)

The building of the Wilshire Grand Tower in Los Angeles substituted a quarter of the cement with coal fly ash, which increases the durability of concrete while reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The tower's foundation is in the Guinness Book of Records for the largest continuous concrete pour.

Farewell Concrete

The building of the Wilshire Grand Tower in Los Angeles substituted a quarter of the cement with coal fly ash, which increases the durability of concrete while reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The tower's foundation is in the Guinness Book of Records for the largest continuous concrete pour.

New Wilshire Grand Will Be the West Coast's Tallest Tower - Rendering Reveal - Curbed LA

New Wilshire Grand Will Be the West Coast's Tallest Tower

New Wilshire Grand Will Be the West Coast's Tallest Tower - Rendering Reveal - Curbed LA

The grand "sky lobby" on the 70th floor will offer sweeping views of Los Angeles (Photo: AC Martin)

The grand "sky lobby" on the 70th floor will offer sweeping views of Los Angeles (Photo: AC Martin)

The Wilshire Grand Tower will be the first modern high-rise in Downtown LA without a "formal helipad" due to advanced concrete-core elevator shafts that exceed fire codes (Photo: AC Martin)

The Wilshire Grand Tower will be the first modern high-rise in Downtown LA without a "formal helipad" due to advanced concrete-core elevator shafts that exceed fire codes (Photo: AC Martin)

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