Chris Martin

AC Martin Architects

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Chris Martin is CEO and Chairman of AC Martin Architects; architect of the Wilshire Grand.

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The Wilshire Grand Center is the tallest building west of Chicago, thanks to its nearly 300-foot spire.

LA skyline gets a new addition: $1.2 billion Wilshire Grand

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For many years, Los Angeles City Hall was the tallest building in the city. Now a new tower, Wilshire Grand Center, is taking that title, at 1,099 feet.

The family behind Wilshire Grand

For many years, Los Angeles City Hall was the tallest building in the city. Now a new tower, Wilshire Grand Center, is taking that title, at 1,099 feet.

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