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865 DownloadsU.S. Bank Tower, formerly Library Tower and First Interstate Bank World Center, is a 1,018-foot (310.3 m) skyscraper at 633 West Fifth Street in downtown Los Angeles, California. It is the third tallest building in California, the second tallest building in LA, the fifteenth tallest in the United States, the third tallest west of the Mississippi River after the Salesforce Tower and the Wilshire Grand Tower, and the 92nd tallest building in the world, after being surpassed by the Wilshire Grand Center. Because local building codes required all high-rise buildings to have a helipad, it was known as the tallest building in the world with a roof-top heliport from its completion in 1989 to 2004 when Taipei 101 opened. It is also the third tallest building in a major active seismic region; its structure was designed to resist an earthquake of 8.3 on the Richter scale. It consists of 73 stories above ground and two parking levels below ground. Construction began in 1987 with completion in 1989. The building was designed by Henry N. Cobb of the architectural firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and cost $350 million to build. It is one of the most recognizable buildings in Los Angeles, and often appears in establishing shots for the city in films and television programs. PLEASE, DELETE OLD VERSION This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 6,000 CO$$$ Jobs To install: Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugins
Hey everybody, Please let me introduce you to San Tonias. A current work in progress inspired by south-western US cities. Here's an overview of the city with the current districts: 1. The downtown area is like most US cities dominated by office buildings. The city of ST however has always made a priority of having a lively city center and made an effort of keeping the downtown area a healty mix of offices and services, leisure and housing. 2. Oldtown is the oldest part of the city and the location were ST was established. There's quite a few empty lots and some vacancy but the area is currently gentrifying and drawing a crowd of students. There's also an active nightlife scene in this part of the city. 3. Tempera was an independent town that eventually merged with SA. It now flows over into the neighborhood of Oceanside but still has it's characteristic, laidback atmosphere. 4. Oceanside is the large, westernmost part of SA. The beaches, clubs and hotels attract a lot of tourists. 5. Alamo Hill is an up-class neighborhood just north of Downtown. Home to more then a few happy few.
"There's only three great American cities; New York, New Orleans, and San Francisco, the rest is Cleveland." Welcome than to Cleveland, also called Bristol. Bristol, established in 1797, and incorporated in 1821, founded by a man named Louis Richards as a city in the thin landmass between Washington Bay, and the Pacific Ocean that had a ideal trading river, which he named the Bristol River. By the mid to late 1800s it began to grow into the major city we know today. Today it's a bustling economic center of the pacific coast. Rivaling cities like Los Angeles and Seattle. Though at the cost of large crime rates, and poverty growing in the southern districts. But, Bristol is not is not truly what it seems, infact just in downtown, a past of so violent, that formed its history and how it's seen to the United States, and the world. From the organized crime bosses, corruptions, and scandals, Bristol is formed, but within it all, sits culture, arts, shopping, and the beauty of the city. The beauty of the city, hides within plain site. During the 1960s-1980s period, the city had a boom of high rises, and economic development, but it eventually ended and left us buildings such as the World Trade Center building of Bristol, as seen. Eventually, the city by the late 1990s-early 2010s did the city finally return with a 'mini' boom with buildings like the CenturyLink building being built in the corner of the heart of the CBD. Roadworks of this era, to help reduce traffic turned streets like these, into dead ends, to reduce traffic but it only made it worse. The city is in the process of fixing it, but city council delays is preventing it. Buildings like the Mid-Century Tower, which was built as the city's tallest skyscraper was built during this period, overshadowing the background Westerman Bank Tower. Historical skyscrapers such as the Bristol Utility Company Tower, was overshadowed by newer skyscrapers of the 'mini' boom of construction. Buildings like the Regal Theatre, or the Hotel Huber, refuse to become hidden and remain somewhat, seen within the grand skyline. Though many buildings were torn down, like near the Eastern Company Building, when it came from having neighbors to surrounded by parking lots, saved by historic preservationist. Even then, more historic structures like the Bristol Tribune Tower, were hidden by skyscrapers like the World Trade Center. Though, the boom hasn't covered the past or experience of the city, but made it more noticeable and stand out from the box and glass towers. The infamous Victoria hotel built in the 1950s, which in the 1960s, became part of the Easter Day Massacre when two major organized crime families had a shootout outside, and inside the hotel, killing around fifty-five people, ten being police officers. Today, the Victoria is historical for the Easter Day Massacure, and it's 5 star quality rooms. The historic Macy's store in the western half of the CBD, remains a prominent shopping experience in the city. The historic St. A. Hospital is famous for being born to Bristol Rock Singer, Alex Kalvan who became one of the most prominent 80s rock singers in the United States. Historic storefronts align the city, hardships, but show the proud history of the city of Bristol. Bristol, has more uncovered secrets in downtown, but you can't simply give away everything in the city's welcoming, got to keep the negative ideals, for next time. Till then, Bristol awaits for you, as the sun goes down, Bristol arises.