One California Plaza
California Plaza

300 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles CA United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count42
Basement Floors6
Floor Area87,037 m²
Elevator Count24
Building Uses
 - office
 - restaurant
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - landing pad
Architectural Style
 - modern
 - postmodern
 - concrete
 - glass
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof176.2 mEmporis.com

- Architect: Arthur Erickson Architectural Corporation
- Structural Engineering: Martin & Huang International Inc.
- Owner: Maguire Properties Inc.
- BOMA Building of the Year (1997)
- BOMA Building of the Year (2001)
Major Tenants:
- Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Floors 31-36)
- Bank of the West LL (Floors 5-7,13)
- Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (Floors 20-23)
Facts & Description:

- Building Class: A

- California Plaza includes two glass towers and a hotel, 42 Story One California Plaza, completed in 1985, 52 story Two California Plaza, completed in 1992, and a 17 Story Omni Hotel, completed in 1991. The plaza is linked to the Museum of Contemporary Art with a water court on ground level with dancing fountians. A thrid office tower was planned at 65 Floors, making it LA's 2nd tallest. The project was cancelled after the Downtown office boom from the 1970's to 1992. It is rumored that the tower is not officially cancelled.

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