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Korean Airlines to build tallest building in the West - Los Angeles

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
February 8th, 2013
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A $1 billion hotel and office skyscraper is now ready to start construction in downtown Los Angeles. The structure will be the tallest building west of Chicago and is being financed by developer, Korean Airlines.

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The building is designated the Wilshire Grand Tower and will be 72 stories tall. It will slightly surpass the U.S. Bank Tower on Bunker Hill which has been the tallest building in the West since 1989.

The glass-exterior structure will include a 900 room hotel as well as office space.

Visitors will enjoy high-speed elevators that will take them to a top floor observation desk for sightseeing. The topmost floor will also feature an infinity pool. A restaurant will also be built into the 71st floor.

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