Category:Buildings in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Featured Building: 655 South Hope Street
655 South Hope Street was originally constructed in 1964 as an eight story office building for the Republic Federal Savings & Loan Association. The building was transformed and expanded in 1985 by Gensler Architects.
Boldly marketed as offering "The ultimate urban living experience" since its transformation and re-opening in 2009, 655 South Hope Street now offers 80 residences over its 17 stories. The converted building is zoned as a live-work structure with luxurious living and convenience of a metropolis for busy professionals.
This office tower conversion offers a central location in downtown Los Angeles near public transit, and stands out among its historic context with a modern emerald exterior of steel, stone, and glass.
Originally designed by architecture firm Van Tilburg, Banvard, and Soderbergh, who are also known as VTBS Architects, 655 South Hope Street offers a unique glass and stucco structure with pyramid-like designs at each exposure.
The convenient location of the now residential building offers a place to call home where residents can walk to work, enjoy the on-site fitness center and rooftop deck, and take advantage of the many restaurants and entertainment spots nearby.
Recently Added Buildings:
- 2013-06-11: Shybary Grand Lofts
- 2013-06-03: Dorchester
- 2013-06-03: Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA Live
- 2013-06-03: Crescent Walk
- 2013-06-02: W Hollywood
- 2013-06-02: Somerset
- 2013-06-02: Plaza Towers
- 2013-06-02: Shoreham Tower
- 2013-06-01: Hamptons
- 2013-05-31: Carlyle (10776 Wilshire Boulevard)
- 2013-05-30: Elleven Lofts
- 2013-05-29: Mirabella
- 2013-05-29: Doheny West
- 2013-05-28: 717 Olympic Apartments
- 2013-05-27: Diplomat
- 2013-05-27: Skyline
- 2013-05-25: Mercury
- 2013-05-24: Eastern Columbia Lofts
- 2013-05-24: Library Court Lofts
- 2013-05-24: Molino Street Lofts
Azzurra - Azzurra is Italian for "SKY BLUE" and the name suits this 19 story edifice of azure walls and translucent glass that envelopes a superb collection of 450 private Marina Del Rey condominium residences.
Marie Antoinette - Naming a 17-story condominium after a legendary Queen of France who suffered death by guillotine during the French Revolution gives potential residents an idea of the grandeur and history wrapped up in this 56-unit condominium in the heart of Los Angeles' Wilshire Corridor.
Ten Five Sixty - With its wave-like contours and view-enhancing insets the Ten Five Sixty is unique amongst its neighbors.
717 Olympic Apartments - High ceilings, open floor plans, high end finishes including bamboo flooring, stainless steel appliances, and stone finishes can all be found in the residences.
Elleven Lofts - Elleven Lofts has a thoughtful architectural design that blends in with its neighboring buildings in the South Park area of Los Angeles.
Mirabella - Wilshire Boulevard and Westwood are home to some of the first skyscrapers built in Los Angeles after the lifting of earthquake related height restrictions in the early 1960s
Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA Live - High-end, luxurious views are offered from virtually all of the suites and residences, revealing sights of downtown Los Angeles.
W Hollywood - Amenities offered to residents of W Hollywood and guests include a full-service concierge, doorman, car detailing, and private car service, as well as a bliss spa, rooftop fitness center, dog park, and rooftop lounge and swimming pool.
Diplomat - The heavy use of angles in the design not only keep Diplomat from being too bland, it also gives it some unique layouts and allows for interesting storage options in the units themselves.
La Tour - La Tour is a strikingly modern 22 story building located on the south side of Wilshire at the eastern end of the corridor.
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