By Tibby Rothman and Jill Stewart
|Wilshire Grand Hotel rendering done at such an extreme angle it's nearly impossible to see light effects.|
The City Council has approved the top-to-bottom lighted
Wilshire Grand Hotel project. The vote will read as "unanimous"
officially, yet one council member voted No. Bizarre details on the
Two towering skyscrapers wrapped in "decorative" digital lights from top to bottom are rushing toward approval by the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday, and as LA Weekly reported days ago
, there's a chance the developer will try to turn much of that lighting into advertising once allowed to embed the lights into the outer walls of the buildings.
Tampax Tampon Towers may be in L.A.'s future, thanks to project owner Korean Air, its subsidiary Hanjin International, developer Thomas Properties -- and a City Council that consistently does the bidding of billboard kings and outdoor advertising kings:More »