The redevelopment of Wilshire Courtyard transforms an existing office complex and underutilized site into a new, two-tower, mixed-use destination on Los Angeles’ highly desirable Miracle Mile.
3.1 million SF
35 and 41 stories
In addition to the partial demotion and renovation of the existing office buildings, the project proposes the addition of 2.1 million square feet to the site, including flexible office space, street level retail, and an additional 2,115 parking spaces, bringing the total size of the development to 3.1 million square feet.
The addition of two subtly-sculpted towers with chamfered edges creates a bold new composition and identity for this highly visible site. The 35- and 41-story towers are shaped and positioned to create a different and dynamic visual expression from various perspectives within the surrounding neighborhood; in some cases masking each other and presenting as one tower, and other times standing distinctively apart. A series of vertical and horizontal fins that vary in density and depth dependent on the exposure mitigate solar radiation by shading the glass towers.
The office floorplates are approximately 35,000 square feet, with bridges linking the two towers at several locations, allowing for larger combined floors. A series of elevated terraces offer over 60,000 square feet of tenant-specific private outdoor space. The project includes 8 levels of parking, with the top three levels designed to convert to additional office space with the future extension of the Purple Line beneath Wilshire Boulevard. A shared tenant amenity floor with a large outdoor terrace is provided atop the parking levels on the 8th floor of the eastern tower.
At the ground, the design reimagines the street level experience for the site for both commercial tenants and the public. A public park, landscaped plazas with outdoor seating and open space will surround the 115,000+ square feet of new retail space, which includes a grocery store, expanded fitness center, and a host of food and beverage offerings.
The 35- and 41-story towers are shaped and positioned to create a different and dynamic visual expression from various perspectives within the surrounding neighborhood; in some cases masking each other and presenting as one tower, and other times standing distinctively apart.