Per Urbanize LA, the tower planned on the L.A. Grand Hotel site on Bunker Hill would be the new tallest in Los Angeles!
Follow the link for the rest of the article.Last week, Chinese developer Shenzhen New World Group filed plans with the City of Los Angeles to redevelop the 1980s L.A. Grand Hotel Downtown at 333 S. Figueroa Street on Bunker Hill. In addition to converting the existing 13-story hotel into 224 apartments, the proposed development also calls for the construction of a soaring 77-story tower which would rise to an apex nearly 1,108 feet above ground level.
Los Angeles-based Dimarzio | Kato architecture is designing the L.A. Grand redevelopment, would contain a total of 599 hotel rooms, 242 condominiums, 28,705 square feet of commercial space, and 36,674 square feet of hotel amenities - including a bar occupying its top two floors. Renderings portray a slim glass-and-steel structure, rising above 552 parking spaces on seven basement levels. Plans also call for a series of gardens, event terraces, and swimming pools.
The project would replace the existing hotel's event and conference center, but allow an existing boarding high school to remain in place.