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The Standard Downtown

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Identification

The Standard Downtown
Superior Oil Building
208246

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
modernism

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • Located in the former headquarters of Superior Oil.
  • Grand reopening was held in May 2002.
  • The Superior Oil Building was the first all-welded structural steel office building in Los Angeles.
  • Features a rooftop bar & outdoor heated pool, terrazzo-lined lobby, marble phone booths, vaulted elevators, and a frieze depicting oil production scenes.
  • Added to the list of the National Register of Historic Places on February 28, 2003.
  • The Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program helped transform a modern era office building into a first class hotel, the Standard Downtown.

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Location

550-556 South Flower Street
725-733 West 6th Street
550 South Flower Street
90071
Central City
Los Angeles
California
U.S.A.

Technical Data

159.05 ft
12
1956
2002

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2002

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
  • National landmark
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