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Photograph caption reads: "Final beam makes its way to the top of the 1,017-foot-high First Interstate World Center downtown". U.S. and California state flags and an evergreen tree sit atop the steel beam as it is raised to the top of the U.S. Bank Tower. The writing on the beam reads: "First Interstate World Center topping out, April 18, 1989". Workers on the skyscraper signed their name and scrawled messages on the beam before it was lifted. Photograph dated: April 18, 1989.
1 photographic print :b&w ;28 x 36 cm. Photographic prints
U.S. Bank Tower (Los Angeles, Calif.) First Interstate Bank of California Skyscrapers--California--Los Angeles--Design and construction Bank buildings--California--Los Angeles Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles Construction workers--California--Los Angeles Rites and ceremonies--California--Los Angeles Construction--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs