Union Bank Plaza

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Union Bank Plaza
Union Bank Plaza is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Union Bank Plaza
Location within the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Union Bank Plaza is located in California
Union Bank Plaza
Union Bank Plaza (California)
Alternative names UBC Plaza
Union Bank of California Building
Bunker Hill Square
General information
Type Commercial offices
Architectural style International style
Location 445 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California
Coordinates 34°03′11″N 118°15′26″W / 34.0530°N 118.2572°W / 34.0530; -118.2572Coordinates: 34°03′11″N 118°15′26″W / 34.0530°N 118.2572°W / 34.0530; -118.2572
Completed 1965 – 1968
Roof 157.28 m (516.0 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 40
Floor area 68,525 m2 (737,600 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators 19
Design and construction
Architect Albert C. Martin & Associates
Harrison & Abramovitz
Services engineer Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B)
Main contractor Turner Construction

Union Bank Plaza is a 40-story, 157 m (515 ft) office skyscraper located on South Figueroa Street in Downtown Los Angeles, California. Construction of the building began in 1965 and was completed in 1968. It is currently the 22nd tallest building in Los Angeles. It was the first skyscraper to be built as part of the Bunker Hill Redevelopment Project. It was built in the International style, a popular way of designing buildings at the time.The building uses induction units for HVAC.

See also


  1. ^ "Union Bank Plaza". CTBUH Skyscraper Database. 
  2. ^ Union Bank Plaza at Emporis
  3. ^ "Union Bank Plaza". SkyscraperPage. 
  4. ^ Union Bank Plaza at Structurae

Further reading

  • Cameron, Robert (1990). Above Los Angeles. San Francisco: Cameron & Company. ISBN 0-918684-48-X. 
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