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2/8/2013 (1 year ago)

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Building will feature offices and a hotel.

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.

An artist's rendition of what the new tower will look like.

An artist's rendition of what the new tower will look like.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

2/8/2013 (1 year ago)

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Keywords: Wilshire Grand Tower, tallest, building


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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Oceania: That Christians in Oceania may joyfully announce the faith to all the people of that region.



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