Figueroa at Wilshire Building -- Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jkozik
N 34° 03.022 W 118° 15.551
11S E 383782 N 3768456
Quick Description: Figueroa at Wilshire Building -- Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/8/2008 1:58:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM3B6D
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
Views: 77

Long Description:
The Figueroa at Wilshire Building is located at 601 South Figueroa Street, Downtown Los Angeles. The building is also known as the Sanwa Bank Plaza. With 53 floors (717 ft), the building is the 8th tallest in LA (source: (visit link) Completed in 1990, the building has an interesting piece of public art in front, the water sculpture is called "L.A. Prime Matter."
Building Name: The Figueroa at Wilshire Building

Structure Height: 717

Number of Stories: 53

Year Built: 1990

Architect/Design Firm: AC Martin Partners, Inc.

Style: Post-Modern

Use: Office Building

Publicly accessible areas:
At the corner of Figueroa and Wilshire there's an interesting water sculpture/fountain called "L.A. Prime Matter." It is 30ft tall black monolith with water running down the sides. Source: http://www.publicartinla.com/Downtown/figueroa/prime_matter.html Waymark: http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM307V


Address:
601 South Figueroa Los Angeles, CA 90017


Building Website: [Web Link]

Emporis link: [Web Link]

Hours: Not listed

Cost: Not listed

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