U.S. Bank Tower (Los Angeles)

skyscraper in Los Angeles, United States
(Redirected from Library Tower)

U.S. Bank Tower is a skyscraper in Los Angeles, California, United States. It is 310 meters (1018 feet) tall and has 73 floors. It was built in 1989 and is one of the tallest buildings in the United States. It is one of the tallest building in the United States that is west of the Mississippi River. It is also the second tallest building in Los Angeles and California, after the Wilshire Grand Center.

U.S. Bank Tower
U.S. Bank Tower (Los Angeles) is located in Los Angeles
U.S. Bank Tower (Los Angeles)
Location within Los Angeles
Former namesLibrary Tower
First Interstate Bank World Center
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Location633 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, California, USA
Coordinates34°03′04″N 118°15′15″W / 34.0510°N 118.2542°W / 34.0510; -118.2542
Construction started1987[1]
CostUS$350 million
OwnerOverseas Union Enterprise
ManagementHines Interests
Architectural310.3 m (1,018 ft)
Top floor294.9 m (968 ft)
Technical details
Floor count73
2 below ground
Floor area1,432,540 sq ft (133,087 m2)
Design and construction
ArchitectPei Cobb Freed & Partners
Ellerbe Becket
DeveloperMaguire Properties
Structural engineerCBM Engineers
James A. Knowles & Associates
Main contractorTurner Construction Company

At first it was named Library Tower, but in 1993 it became U.S. Bank Tower.


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