OUE Skyspace Los Angeles
|OUE Skyspace is California's tallest open-air observation deck and glass-slidea
U.S. Bank Tower
It is also the third-tallest building in a major active seismic region; its structure was designed to resist an earthquake of 8.3 on the Richter scale. It consists of 73 stories above ground and two parking levels below ground. Construction began in 1987 with completion in 1989. It is one of the most recognizable buildings in Los Angeles, and often appears in establishing shots for the city in films and television programs.
|In 2014, Overseas Union Enterprise Ltd. (OUE), bought the U.S. Bank Tower. The new owners of the skyscraper announced construction of an observation deck named OUE Skyspace on the 69th and 70th floors.
The facility opened June 24, 2016. The remodeling included a makeover of the ground floor lobby and a separate second floor entrance for tourists, and a skylobby and exhibit hall on the 54th floor. There are fees for the observation deck and a trip down the slide.
There are separate fees for visiting the observation deck and for the glass slide.
From nearly 1,000 feet above the city in the US Bank Tower, the observation deck is the premiere destination for panoramic, 360-degree views of downtown Los Angeles. The transparent glass slide is affixed to the outside of the building between the 70th and 69th floors.
Financial District & Music Center View
Hollywood Sign & Griffith Observatory View
In addition to the observation deck and glass-slide, there is an exhibit hall on the 54th floor with multi-dimensional and interactive exhibits for visitors to engage and enjoy in the dynamic event space.
References1. ^ a b c d e "U.S. Bank Tower (Los Angeles)". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Bank_Tower_(Los_Angeles). Retrieved on 2018-07-07.
2. ^ a b "OUE Skyspace". https://oue-skyspace.com/. Retrieved on 2018-07-07.