The latest Downtown real estate news is about an exciting, new L.A. urban center attraction in the Financial Center. A highrise slide is being installed among other renovations at Downtown’s 72-story US Bank Building, currently still the tallest building west of the Mississippi. The physical address is 633 W 5th St, Los Angeles, Suite 840, CA 90071.
A skyscraper observation deck, California’s highest, is another attracting coming to the US Bank Building. OUE Skyspace LA will sit 1,000 feet above the city. The space will also be used for events such as weddings.
The breathtaking improvements and tourist attractions are scheduled to be completed in June. The slide will be made of a 1-1/4 inch glass to allow a scary 360 degree all-around view while guests slide 1,000 feet above ground from the 70th floor to the 69th floor on the outside of the building.
Part of the $50 million in renovations, a new restaurant is now in the works. The rest of the space in the building, including the seventy-second story, will continue to be office space. A 126 foot giant video screen will be visible from the lobby to the street.
Once it opens, the Skyspace will charge $25 per person, and will be open daily from 9:00 AM to midnight. Tickets are available at http://www.skyspace-la.com.
The building will be surpassed by The Wilshire Grand with construction completes in 2017. will be 73 stories tall and have its own sky-high observation deck and restaurant, plus an infinity pool. SPECIAL UPDATE | VIDEO
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