The DTLA skyline is rapidly changing. There are construction cranes all over the city, but as of right now, can you name the tallest building in Los Angeles? It’s the U.S. Bank Tower which rises 1,018 feet. It’s not only the tallest building in Los Angeles, it’s the tallest building in California, the tallest building west of the Mississippi River and the 11th tallest building in the United States.
Can you name the Top 10 tallest buildings in Los Angeles? Let’s count them down starting with number 10… ready?
10. Ritz Carlton Hotel and Residences has 54 floors and stands at 667 feet tall. It’s really the 11th tallest building in DTLA because there is a tie for #9.
9. City National and Paul Hastings Towers are twin buildings. They each have 52 floors and comes in at 699 feet tall.
8. Figueroa at Wilshire, formerly known as the Sanwa Bank Building, has 53 floors and stands 717 feet tall.
7. Wells Fargo Center has 54 floors and measures 723 feet tall.
6. 777 Tower is just 2 feet taller than the Wells Fargo Center. 777 Tower has 52 floors and measures 725 feet tall.
5. Bank of America Center comes in at 735 feet tall with 55 floors.
4. Gas Company Tower has 52 floors and stands at 749 feet tall.
3. Two California Plaza beats out the Gas Company Tower by only one foot. It measures 750 feet tall with 54 floors.
2. Aon Center is the oldest of the Top 10. It was built in 1973. It has 62 floors and measures 858 feet tall.
and… 1. U.S. Bank Tower tops the tallest buildings in DTLA at 1,018 feet with 73 floors. It’s currently the 11th tallest building in the United States, and the 33rd tallest building in the world.
But that’s all about to change. The Wilshire Grand Center is currently under construction at Figueroa and Wilshire. When it is completed in early 2017, it will have 77 stories and measure 1,100 feet tall. The building’s official website has much more information about the project and design renderings of the building’s interior and exterior.