AKA: Wells Fargo Center, Atrium, Bunker Hill, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - banks (buildings); built works - commercial buildings - office buildings

Designers: Halprin, Lawrence and Associates, Landscape Architects (firm); Maguire Partners (firm); Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, (SOM), Los Angeles, CA (firm); Lawrence Halprin (landscape architect); Robert Francis Maguire III (developer); John Ogden Merrill (architect); Nathaniel Alexander Owings (architect); Louis Skidmore Sr. (architect)

Dates: constructed 1981-1983

330 South Grand Avenue
Bunker Hill, Los Angeles, CA 90071-3407

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The Crocker Center (renamed the Wells Fargo Center in 1986) in Los Angeles, CA consisted of a pair of two skyscrapers--the 54-story Wells Fargo Tower and the 45-story KPMG Tower--joined by this glazed atrium, three stories tall, filled with extensively landscaping. Landscape architect Lawrence Halprin of San Francisco created a landscape design with 160 trees, including as jacarandas, magnolias, cypress, coral and olive. In the vicinity of the Wells Fargo Center, Halprin designed the Wells Fargo Center, Wells Fargo Steps and the Hope Street Promenade.

PCAD id: 15319