Downtown Los Angeles Photos

Modern architecture & skyscrapers define LA today, most of which cluster around Bunker Hill.

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Skyline of downtown from hills above Hollywood with round Capitol Records building in foreground. Los Angeles, CA.Skyline of downtown skyscrapers: Gas Company Tower, First Interstate World Center, California Plaza & others. Los Angeles, CA.LA skyline above Pershing Square. Los Angeles, CA.LA skyline above Pershing Square & Biltmore Hotel. Los Angeles, CA.
Skyline of downtown from hills above Hollywood with round Capitol Records building in foreground. Los Angeles, CA.Skyline of downtown skyscrapers: Gas Company Tower, First Interstate World Center, California Plaza & others. Los Angeles, CA.LA skyline above Pershing Square. Los Angeles, CA.LA skyline above Pershing Square & Biltmore Hotel. Los Angeles, CA.
LA skyline above Pershing Square. Los Angeles, CA.First Interstate World Center & Gas Company Tower above Pershing Square. Los Angeles, CA.First Interstate World Center. Los Angeles, CA.Crown of First Interstate World Center [aka US Bank Tower]. Los Angeles, CA.
LA skyline above Pershing Square. Los Angeles, CA.First Interstate World Center & Gas Company Tower above Pershing Square. Los Angeles, CA.First Interstate World Center (1988-90) (73 floors) (633 West Fifth St.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Postmodern. Architect: I.M. Pei & Partners.Crown of First Interstate World Center [aka US Bank Tower]. Los Angeles, CA.
Terraces of First Interstate World Center. Los Angeles, CA.Gas Company Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Gas Company Tower summit with ship-shaped crown. Los Angeles, CA.Gas Company Tower & Two California Plaza above Biltmore Hotel. Los Angeles, CA.
Terraces of First Interstate World Center. Los Angeles, CA.Gas Company Tower (1988-91) (52 floors) (555 West Fifth St.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Postmodern. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.Gas Company Tower summit with ship-shaped crown. Los Angeles, CA.Gas Company Tower & Two California Plaza above Biltmore Hotel. Los Angeles, CA.
US Bank, Gas Company & Two California Plaza Towers above Biltmore Hotel. Los Angeles, CA.Bunker Hill steps with flowing water channel opposite Los Angeles Public Library. Los Angeles, CA.Citigroup Center. Los Angeles, CA.Citigroup Center terraced surface. Los Angeles, CA.
US Bank, Gas Company & Two California Plaza Towers above Biltmore Hotel. Los Angeles, CA.Bunker Hill steps (1989-90) with flowing water channel opposite Los Angeles Public Library. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Lawrence Halprin.Citigroup Center (formerly Wells Fargo building) (1979) (48 floors) (444 South Flower St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Albert C. Martin Partners.Citigroup Center terraced surface. Los Angeles, CA.
California Bank & Trust building. Los Angeles, CA.Bonaventure Hotel. Los Angeles, CA.Bonaventure Hotel clusters five cylinders. Los Angeles, CA.Bonaventure Hotel against Union Bank Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.
California Bank & Trust building (1991) (28 floors) (550 South Hope St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Langdon Wilson + Kohn Pedersen Fox Assoc..Bonaventure Hotel (1974-6) (5th & Figueroa Streets). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: John Portman & Assoc..Bonaventure Hotel clusters five cylinders. Los Angeles, CA.Bonaventure Hotel against Union Bank Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.
Union Bank Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Manulife Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Statue of bears fishing by Christopher Keene at Manulife Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Manulife Plaza & hexagonal Figueroa at Wilshire building. Los Angeles, CA.
Union Bank Plaza (1968) (40 floors) (445 South Figueroa St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Albert C. Martin Partners.Manulife Plaza (1981-2) (21 floors) (515 South Figueroa St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Albert C. Martin Partners.Statue of bears fishing by Christopher Keene at Manulife Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Manulife Plaza & hexagonal Figueroa at Wilshire building. Los Angeles, CA.
Figueroa at Wilshire building. Los Angeles, CA.Figueroa at Wilshire building facade. Los Angeles, CA.Figueroa at Wilshire building atrium. Los Angeles, CA.Wedburn or 1000 Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Figueroa at Wilshire building (1990) (53 floors) (former Sanwa Bank Plaza) (601 South Figueroa St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Albert C. Martin Partners.Figueroa at Wilshire building facade. Los Angeles, CA.Figueroa at Wilshire building atrium. Los Angeles, CA.Wedburn or 1000 Wilshire Building (1984-7) (8 floors). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Postmodern. Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Assoc..
Arched gateway to 1000 Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.Lamp details of 1000 Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.Tiled facade of Figueroa Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Figueroa Tower decorative tiles. Los Angeles, CA.
Arched gateway to 1000 Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.Lamp details of 1000 Wilshire Building. Los Angeles, CA.Tiled facade of Figueroa Tower (1989) (24 floors) (660 South Figueroa St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Albert C. Martin Partners.Figueroa Tower decorative tiles. Los Angeles, CA.
Figueroa Tower clock corner detail. Los Angeles, CA.Colored design of Figueroa Tower. Los Angeles, CA.777 Tower with Ernst & Young Plaza on South Figueroa Street. Los Angeles, CA.Ernst & Young Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.
Figueroa Tower clock corner detail. Los Angeles, CA.Colored design of Figueroa Tower. Los Angeles, CA.777 Tower with Ernst & Young Plaza on South Figueroa Street. Los Angeles, CA.Ernst & Young Plaza (1985) (42 floors) (725 South Figueroa St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
Shopping arcade under circular metal frame canopy at Ernst & Young Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Fig 7 shopping arcade at Ernst & Young Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.777 Tower. Los Angeles, CA.801 Tower & 777 Tower on South Figueroa Street. Los Angeles, CA.
Shopping arcade under circular metal frame canopy at Ernst & Young Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Fig 7 shopping arcade at Ernst & Young Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.777 Tower (1991) (52 floors) (777 South Figueroa St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Cesar Pelli.801 Tower & 777 Tower on South Figueroa Street. Los Angeles, CA.
801 Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Artistic entrance of 801 Tower. Los Angeles, CA.801 Tower sculpture details. Los Angeles, CA.611 Place over Pacific Center. Los Angeles, CA.
801 Tower (1992) (24 floors) (801 South Figueroa St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Architects Collaborative.Artistic entrance of 801 Tower. Los Angeles, CA.801 Tower sculpture details. Los Angeles, CA.611 Place (1967) (42 floors) (611 West 6th St.) over Pacific Center. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: William L. Pereira & Assoc..
International Jewelry Center. Los Angeles, CA.Lamp stand of downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.Dual lamp stand of downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.Shooting a movie in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.
International Jewelry Center (1979-81) (16 floors) (550 South Hill St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.Lamp stand of downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.Dual lamp stand of downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.Shooting a movie in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.

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