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Aon Center

Identification

Aon Center
707 Wilshire Tower
116483

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
glass
curtain wall
black
modernism

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • May 4, 1988 a fire on the 12th floor ended in one person dead and 40 injured with five floors destroyed.
  • Tallest building in the United States west of the Mississippi River from 1974-1982; surpassed by 600 Travis Street in Houston.
  • The construction of this building was unique, since it was constructed in time and under budget.
  • With the construction of this building, the banking area of the city of Los Angeles was moving from the famous Spring Street for the first time in history.
  • Several records were set when the building was constructed: for example the highest continuous poured volume of concrete during setup of the foundations.
  • The building has an extra garage, which is located on 637 Wilshire Boulevard and which is connected through a tunnel to the garage under the tower.
  • The building has a center core, where elevators and stairs are located.
  • Each regular floor has a net floor area of about 17 500 square feet (1626 m²).
  • On floors 4, 5, 22, 42, 61 and 62 mechanical rooms are located.
  • The 6th floor is completely occupied by an employee cafeteria, while a kitchen is located on the 60th floor.
  • Three stair shafts are located in the building.
  • The extra parking garage, which is a three level basement concrete structure, has a capacity of 579 cars, while the garage under the tower can store 243 cars.
  • The California Club formerly occupied the southern part of this site.
  • Tallest in Los Angeles until the completion of US Bank Tower in 1989.

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More Information

Location

707 Wilshire Boulevard
90017
U.S.A.

Technical Data

261.52 m
261.52 m
261.52 m
261.52 m
56.08 m
37.80 m
62
5
1973
30
2
822

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

facade maintenance system supplier, owner, parking management, property management, real estate agent

Features & Amenities

  • Helipad is available