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Wilshire Grand Center

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Wilshire Grand Center is a 1,100-foot (335.3 m) skyscraper in the Financial District of Downtown Los Angeles, California. It was built in 2018 and is the tallest building in Los Angeles, the tallest building in California, the tallest building west of the Mississippi River and outside of New York City, Chicago, and Philadelphia, and the 11th tallest building in the United States. The building is 105 floors.

It is taller than the U.S. Bank Tower by 82 ft (25 m).[1] The building is part of a mixed-use hotel, retail, observation decks, shopping mall, and office complex, expected to revitalize downtown Los Angeles and the area surrounding the building.[2] The development of the complex is estimated to cost $1.2 billion.[3][4]

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  1. "Los Angeles skyscraper tops out as tallest Western building". bigstory.ap.org. September 3, 2016. Archived from the original on September 24, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  2. "Wilshire Grand is Los Angeles' newest skyscraper". CBS News. February 21, 2015. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  3. Scott, Anna (April 3, 2009). "Korean Air Plans $1.2 Billion Downtown Project". LA Downtown News. Retrieved August 9, 2014.
  4. Vaillancourt, Ryan (7 February 2013). "New Wilshire Grand Design Revealed". LA Downtown News. Retrieved August 9, 2014.