June 7, 2016

City National Plaza Gets a Facade Lift

Our team worked tirelessly, putting in some long days and 80-hour work weeks, to complete the starphire glass updates on the Paul Hastings North Tower, one of two Corporate International-style buildings that make up the City National Plaza in Downtown LA. Originally known as the ARCO Towers (completed in 1972 and designed by A.C. Martin & Associates), each building rises 52-storeys and features dark bronze windows, subtly contrasted by greenish-black polished granite (LA Conservancy). The bronze windows that make-up the building’s exterior are surely a design feature, but also a way to keep the building energy-efficient. Now, with the use [...]