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Old Posted Jan 9, 2010, 12:44 AM
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Thumbs up LOS ANGELES | 611 W. 6th Street | 620 ft | 42 stories | 1967

I have a friend who works on the 3rd and the 35th floor of this building so every now and then I get to go in it. Let me just say that this building is in dire need of a queer eye makeover. The lobby lets you know exactly when it was made. A weird mash of dark marble and curtains and fake gold accents. An extremely uninviting lobby.

As for the building itself, aside from the 620 slab of concrete, it's an ok building. It's shaped like a + sign so that adds a bit of shape to downtown's skyline. But other than that, it's just there. I wish the top had some sort of restaurant and the blank side had some sort of mural. Or better yet, renovate the building and install a 620 LED panel on it. That'll REALLY attract people to downtown.





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Do you have any interior shots? The buildings in Downtown generally don't let people walking in off the street, take pics.
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Old Posted Jan 9, 2010, 7:02 AM
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If there was a tower constructed right alongside the "slab", it would look nice, I think. But...550 Hope St building is already there...
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Walked through Downtown LA and made it a point to take some pics of this building.



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Old Posted Jan 11, 2010, 7:18 PM
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This is one of those buildings in downtown LA that is screaming for a makeover. But I guess every building in a city can't be pretty.
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Old Posted Jan 11, 2010, 7:25 PM
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I like it because it’s a representation of an era; even If not so visually appealing, it adds some diversified dynamic to the skyline (which in general looks like a product of the 1980's).
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Old Posted Jan 11, 2010, 7:28 PM
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Do you have any interior shots? The buildings in Downtown generally don't let people walking in off the street, take pics.
This building is no different.
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Kind of meh. I hate that slab of concrete and must have walked by it numerous times when I lived in SoCal but nothing about it ever really grabbed my attention.
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