This past Saturday, all eyes were focused above the Downtown skyline, as Turner Construction raised a steel tube 1,100 feet above street level to complete the Wilshire Grand's architectural spire.  When all was said and done, the 73-story hotel and office tower had officially claimed the title of the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.

Our friend and frequent collaborator Hunter Kerhart captured the entire saga from the rooftop of Ernst & Young Plaza.  See for yourself below.