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707 Wilshire Tower
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Structure in General
May 4, 1988 a fire on the 12th floor ended in one person dead and 40 injured with five floors destroyed.
Tallest in Los Angeles until the completion of
US Bank Tower
The construction of this building was unique, since it was constructed in time and under budget.
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.
formerly occupied the southern part of this site.
Tallest building in the United States west of the Mississippi River from 1974-1982; surpassed by
600 Travis Street
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.
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707 Wilshire Boulevard
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The Luckman Partnership, Inc.
Also recorded for this building:
facade maintenance system supplier, owner, parking management, property management, real estate agent
Features & Amenities
Helipad is available
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