How Los Angeles Has Changed in the Last 7 Years

How Los Angeles Has Changed in the Last 7 Years

The second largest city of America is famous for its high-rise buildings and glass-façade skyscrapers. Although L.A.’s top tallest buildings were constructed before 1991, the city has witnessed impressive improvement over the past ten years. With the help of Google Street View we have compared the outline of the city in 2007 to the Los Angeles of 2014, to emphasize the city’s development in the past seven years.

1. LA Live (Link to Street View)
Located between West Olympic Boulevard and Georgia Street, the 18-th tallest skyscraper in Los Angeles, is a complex of hotel rooms occupying the lower floors, and condominiums situated on the upper floors of the building. The hotel and condo complex is part of an expensive and new entertainment district. The architectural height of the building is 203,28 meters and it has a total of 54 floors above ground.

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2. Development on Flower Street (Link to Street View)
Flower Street was a construction zone between 2007 and 2009, when two new high-rises were built. The WaterMarke Tower has an architectural height of 120 meters and is made up of residential condominiums on 35 floors.

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3. Apex, the One (Link to Street View)
Located in Downtown Los Angeles, this complex of luxury apartment homes was finished in 2011. The Apex Tower is 101.19 meters tall and houses flats on 28 floors above ground. It has its own parking lots, four floors below ground, as well as its own shop.

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4. A new high-rise on Wilshire Boulevard (Link to Street View)
The Vermont I was constructed between 2012 and 2014 on Wilshire Boulevard. The apartment complex is 93.57 meters tall, having 29 floors of luxurious rental condominiums and its own parking lot for residents. The edifice has significantly changed the outline of the street.

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5. Beverly West (Link to Street View)
Located right next to the Los Angeles Country Club, the block of flats called Beverly Hills Residences offers the perfect location, in vicinity of the lush green area of LA. The apartment house is 90 meters tall, has 103 parking spaces and was finished in 2009.

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6. Changes on South Grand Ave (Link to Street View)
Evo South, located on South Grand Avenue, is the 26th tallest high-rise in Los Angeles. It has a height of 80 meters, 23 floors and was constructed in a modernist style between 2006 and 2008. The building is a new addition to the older high-rises located on the avenue.

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7. There’s still hope on Hope Street (Link to Street View)
Although Hope Street and 8th Avenue are filled with plenty of high-rise buildings, the new postmodern rental apartment complex located on the corner of the two streets has changed the outline of the area. Completed in 2014 after a year of construction, the concrete block of flats has 22 floors of apartments and is 79.25 meters tall, making it the 31st tallest high-rise of LA.

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