Building Profile

Representing a landmark achievement in architectural design, the Towers rise 44-stories—2.3 million square feet of prime office space— to grace the skyline of Los Angeles’ exclusive Westside.

Designed by renowned architect Minoru Yamasaki, their distinctive triangular shape, gleaming in their signature façade of aluminum, forms a commanding presence.

What most distinguishes Century Plaza Towers is one of the most prestigious tenant rosters in the country, which includes some of America’s most prominent business leaders in professional services industries such as – Entertainment, Law, Finance and Investment, New Technology and Communications.

And yet, as distinguished as the Towers have become, the renowned architectural firm Keating Khang Architecture was retained to create an alluring and dynamic new image for the landmark Century Plaza Towers – a distinguished classic in the city’s skyline. The redesign and renovation of the Towers’ East entrances and West lobbies, a comprehensive elevator modernization and a new grand valet area in the Carriage Lot were the primary focus of the enhancement and improvement project.

The capital improvement project comprised the renovation of the following:

Executive and Visitor Valet

The Carriage Lot has been transformed into the valet parking area for the Century Plaza Towers. Extensive grading, landscaping and stone work has been completed to enhance the Towers’ front entrance. Executive and Visitor Valet has been brought up from P1 and is now operated from the new valet area. Of course, short term parking for bank customers and couriers will be available in valet.

Tower Lobbies

A sophisticated floor-to-ceiling Pilkington Glass curtain wall with a mullion-less system has been installed reconfiguring and extending the building lobbies. This enhancement has created spectacular views from the building entrances and valet through to the lushly landscaped centerpiece park. Transformed into sophisticated environments that appeal to tenants, visitors and guests alike, the expansive new lobbies offer improved pedestrian flow and access to the Towers across contemporary black Mesabi granite that has replaced the white marble originally installed when the building opened.

Exterior Paving and Waterproofing

After all waterproofing material has been replaced. Attractive and sophisticated lithocrete and river rock now spans the entire outdoor plaza around the Towers, from the Valet to the park. The river rock will flow up to the base of the mullion-less Pilkington Glass curtain wall creating a wonderful synergy with the park.

Security Consoles

The Security Consoles have been relocated and expanded to provide more efficient visitor access management and to create an enhanced pedestrian flow and entry experience for tenants, visitors and guests.


Complementing the comprehensive 52-elevator modernization, which included technology upgrades and the addition of a second card reader in each cab, contemporary fixtures and finishes have been installed to greatly enhance the aesthetics of the elevator interiors.