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Height: Occupied
294.9 m / 968 ft
Height: To Tip
310.3 m / 1,018 ft
Height: Architectural
310.3 m / 1,018 ft
U.S. Bank Tower Outline
Height: Helipad
310.3 m / 1,018 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators


Official Name U.S. Bank Tower
Other Names Library Tower, First Interstate Bank World Center, US Bank Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Los Angeles
Street Address & Map 633 West 5th Street
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 1987
Completion 1990
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Global Ranking #67 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #12 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #12 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Los Angeles

Companies Involved

Developer Maguire Properties
Design Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Architect of Record Ellerbe Becket
Structural Engineer
Design CBM Engineers
Main Contractor Turner Construction Company
Other Consultant
• Wind Alan G. Davenport Wind Engineering Group
Material Supplier
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company
• Fire Proofing Grace Construction Products
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation
• Steel ArcelorMittal

Global News

Los Angeles’ Tallest Building to Get Observation Deck
17 Jul 2014 – The U.S. Bank Tower will soon have an observation…

Half-Vacant U.S. Bank Building in L.A. Plans Reuse Reinvention
4 Mar 2014 – Overseas Union Enterprise, the developer that…

Indonesian Investors Buy Half-empty US Bank Tower
12 Mar 2013 – Los Angeles's US Bank Tower, the tallest building…


Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award: A Lifetime's Work
7 Nov 2013 – Henry Cobb, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Research Papers

Highest Helipads
Jun 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue II


When completed, it was the world's tallest building in a seismic zone.

First building to be destroyed by aliens in the 1996 movie "Independence Day."