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Old July 14th, 2015, 07:14 AM   #2381
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Drove by on the 110 this weekend for the first time in a few weeks: the glass looks much better in person than in photographs, and for how massive the tower is already, its profile is surprisingly slender when viewed head-on. I also hadn't realized quite how dramatic that slope on the Western end would be. All in all, it's shaping up to be truly breathtaking.

Also, you can see this bad boy clear as day from the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook... which should provide some extra motivation to get off my ass and run those stairs before work.
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Old July 14th, 2015, 08:57 AM   #2382
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Old July 14th, 2015, 05:25 PM   #2383
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http://urbanize.la/post/grand-tour-wilshire-grand

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Old July 14th, 2015, 05:26 PM   #2384
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Fig Central is by Staples Center. South of that image.
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Old July 16th, 2015, 04:03 PM   #2385
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Old July 16th, 2015, 11:15 PM   #2386
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Those BRB's are absolutely massive!!

(I'm referring to the double diagonal white braces inside the building)
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Old July 17th, 2015, 04:42 PM   #2387
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Old July 17th, 2015, 05:21 PM   #2388
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I'm amazed at how smoothly this building has been rising up. Normally structures of this size have a few hiccups along the way. Congratulations to the very efficient construction team.
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Old July 17th, 2015, 05:51 PM   #2389
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Those BRB's are absolutely massive!!

(I'm referring to the double diagonal white braces inside the building)
They are actually quadruple, not double. Pretty damn massive.
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Old July 18th, 2015, 01:08 AM   #2390
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why no 44th floor?
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Old July 18th, 2015, 01:52 AM   #2391
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why no 44th floor?
Four is an unlucky number in some Asian cultures because it sounds like the word for "death". It is common for floor numbers, household addresses and such not to use 4's in them.
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Old July 18th, 2015, 02:42 AM   #2392
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Four is an unlucky number in some Asian cultures because it sounds like the word for "death". It is common for floor numbers, household addresses and such not to use 4's in them.
In japanese there are two ways to say 4 and one of them means die
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Old July 18th, 2015, 12:21 PM   #2393
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Old July 20th, 2015, 12:04 AM   #2394
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Old July 22nd, 2015, 06:49 AM   #2395
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Yes, LA skyline needs it.
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Old July 23rd, 2015, 12:38 AM   #2396
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Four is an unlucky number in some Asian cultures because it sounds like the word for "death". It is common for floor numbers, household addresses and such not to use 4's in them.
thanks but we are in America
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Old July 23rd, 2015, 12:52 AM   #2397
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thanks but we are in America
Ouch.

America is as America does, bro, and in LA we do Latin, Asian and African as well as European.
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Old July 23rd, 2015, 02:24 AM   #2398
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Ouch.

America is as America does, bro, and in LA we do Latin, Asian and African as well as European.
Yeah but the abroad customs doesn't have to be used in USA and yeah USA there are many other countries in America apart from USA
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Old July 23rd, 2015, 02:33 AM   #2399
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Construction is being financed by a Korean corporation.
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Old July 23rd, 2015, 02:37 AM   #2400
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This is going to look great when completed
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