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Tallest building in the West to be built in downtown L.A.
Los Angeles Times | Roger Vincent
The long-awaited design of a $1-billion hotel and office skyscraper to be built in downtown Los Angeles -- soon to be tallest building in the West -- was unveiled Thursday by developer Korean Airlines.
New Wilshire Grand Design Revealed
LA Downtown News | Ryan Vaillancourt
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — The architects working on the $1 billion replacement for the Wilshire Grand hotel today unveiled a new design distinguished by a soaring spire that will be the tallest point of the city’s skyline.
Rooms to Improve
Los Angeles Business Journal | Jan Perry
Los Angeles is at a tipping point. As a city, we must develop clear policies that demonstrate we are open for business. This means developing tax structures and guidelines that are consistent and directly tied to job creation and development.
Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles begins de-construction to make way for new tower
Hotel Management | Elliot Mest
Los Angeles' Wilshire Hotel is currently being de-constructed. In its place will stand a new 70-story tower that will include the new Wilshire Grand. According to Southern California Public Radio, thehotel will include 900 rooms and guests will take high-speed double-deck elevators for lobby check-in on the 70th floor.
Teardown at Wilshire Grand Hotel Begins
Hospitality Design Magazine
윌셔 그랜드 철거… 2016년 새 모습으로
The Korean Times
대한항공이 총 10억달러를 투자하는 윌셔 그랜드 호텔 재건축 프로젝트의 철거 및 신축공사가 시작됐다. 오는 2016년 12월에 완공될 예정인 이 프로젝트는 70층 규모에 900개 호텔 객실, 사무실과 샤핑센터 등이 들어서게 돼 LA시 스카이라인을 바꿀 랜드마크가 될 것으로 기대된다. 23일 신연성 총영사(왼쪽 두 번째부터), 마틴 프로젝트 매니지먼트 크리스 마틴 CEO, 호세 후이저 LA 시의원, LA시 빌딩국 론 밀러 국장이 철거시작을 상징하는 의미로 윌셔 그랜드 호텔 현판을 제거하고 있다. 오른쪽은 완공된 후 건물 모형도.
For the Record
Los Angeles Times
In the Oct. 20 LATExtra section, a caption that accompanied two photographs of demolition work at the Wilshire Grand Hotel said that the hotel was being renovated. It is being torn down to make way for a new multistory complex
Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Matt Karatz addressed the downtown community
Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Matt Karatz addressed the downtown community Tuesday morning giving the go-ahead for a new Wilshire Grand Hotel to be erected.
Wilshire Grand Hotel 'deconstruction' begins in downtown LA
Southern California Public Radio (KPCC)|Brian Watt
The Wilshire Grand Hotel began its reconstruction Tuesday as Los Angeles officials and business leaders cut a ceremonial beam out of the building's entrance and took down the hotel's name, letter by letter
Demolition of Downtown LA's Wilshire Grand hotel begins
ABC 7 | Darsha Phillips
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Deconstruction to rebuild the 60-year-old Wilshire Grand hotel in downtown Los Angeles is officially under way.
년 70층 건물 재탄생…다운타운 새시대 알리는 상징물
Korea Daily | LA중앙일보
윌셔그랜드 호텔 철거…'10억달러 프로젝트' 착공식
윌셔 그랜드 호텔, 본격적인 재개발 돌입
Radio Korea|여준호 기자
LA다운타운의 윌셔 그랜드 호텔이
오늘 해체작업을 시작으로
Wilshire Grand Hotel Demolition Expected to Bring 11,000 jobs to LA
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — City officials were on hand Tuesday to mark the start of deconstruction of an iconic hotel in the heart of downtown Los Angeles
How to Tear Down a 15-Story Hotel
Los Angeles Downtown News | Roger Vaillancourt
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - When a property owner decides to demolish an old building, it’s impossible not to at least consider blowing it up or knocking it over with a crane-suspended wrecking ball
Wilshire Grand Demolition to Start Soon
Los Angeles Business Journal | Jacquelyn Ryan
Demolition of the Wilshire Grand hotel in downtown is expected to begin in the next few weeks
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