Citigroup Center (Los Angeles)

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Citigroup Center
Citigroup Center Downtown Los Angeles.jpg
Former names Wells Fargo Bank
444 Plaza Building
General information
Type Commercial offices
Location 444 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, California
Coordinates 34°03′06″N 118°15′18″W / 34.051612°N 118.255050°W / 34.051612; -118.255050Coordinates: 34°03′06″N 118°15′18″W / 34.051612°N 118.255050°W / 34.051612; -118.255050
Construction started 1978
Completed 1981[1]
Owner Coretrust Capital Partners[1]
Management Hines Interests Limited Partnership[2]
Roof 191 m (627 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 48
Floor area 83,053 m2 (893,980 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators 25
Design and construction
Architect Albert C. Martin & Associates

Citigroup Center (formerly the 444 Flower Building) is a 627 ft (191 m) 48-story skyscraper at 444 S. Flower Street in the Bunker Hill area of downtown Los Angeles, California.[1] When completed in 1981, the tower was the fifth-tallest in the city.

The building was previously owned by Beacon Capital Partners which purchased the property in 2003 for US$170 million, and later to Broadway Partners Fund Manager, LLC from December 2006 to September 2009.[7]

In popular culture

  • The building was the setting for the 1996 action thriller Skyscraper, starring Anna Nicole Smith.
  • The building appears in the opening credits and establishing shots of the 1986-1994 NBC television drama L.A. Law as the office building in which the principal characters worked.[1]
  • The building appears in the Los Angeles level of the video game Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3.
  • The building appears in the video game Grand Theft Auto V. It is located in downtown Los Santos (the game's equivalent of Los Angeles), however is renamed the Schlongberg Sachs Center, which is the game's equivalent of The Goldman Sachs Group.
  • The building appears as Catco Enterprises in Supergirl.
  • The building appears to collapse when the US Bank Tower collapses on top of it in San Andreas (2015).
  • The building appears as the Los Angeles branch of the CIA in Gotcha!.

Major tenants

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Vincent, Roger (December 28, 2016). "A new look for the 'L.A. Law' building includes 'courtyards in the sky'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 23 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "Citigroup Center". Hines Interests Limited Partnership. Retrieved 22 February 2018. 
  3. ^ "Citigroup Center". CTBUH Skyscraper Database. 
  4. ^ Citigroup Center (Los Angeles) at Emporis
  5. ^ "Citigroup Center". SkyscraperPage. 
  6. ^ Citigroup Center (Los Angeles) at Structurae
  7. ^ "Citigroup Center". Broadway Partners. 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2010-04-02. 

External links

  • Citigroup Center at Hines Interests Limited Partnership
  • Citigroup Center Tenant Handbook
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