The process of renovation and development of the Los Angeles skyscraper. The new owner of the US Bank Tower will remove the Skyslide and Skyspace public observation deck.
Los Angeles – USA – The refurbishment eliminates slides that allow thrill-seekers to ride briefly outside the skyscrapers of downtown Los Angeles.
New owners of US Bank Tower will remove Skyslide and Skyspace Public Observatory. Los Angeles Times Reported on Friday.
The slides and decks opened in 2016 with the aim of making the tower a tourist attraction.
Located about 1,000 feet (304.8 meters) above the ground, the Skyslide is a 45-foot (13.7-meter) long see-through enclosure made of 1.25-inch (3.18 cm) thick glass. Visitors were able to slide from the 70th floor to the 69th floor.
Developer Silverstein Properties bought the US Bank Tower for $ 430 million last year, according to The Times, to upgrade $ 60 million to make it more attractive to creative companies. He says he plans to spend it.
Skyspace was closed before the pandemic and will not be reopened, said Jeremy Moss, head of the lease.