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Fox Plaza (which was used as Nakatomi Plaza)
Fox Plaza (which was used as Nakatomi Plaza)

Fox Plaza is a tall skyscraper (492 ft, 34 floors) in Century City, Los Angeles, California, a local landmark. Completed in 1987, the architects behind its design were Scott Johnson, Bill Fain and William L. Pereira. It is 20th Century Fox's headquarters. Fox Plaza in Century City, Los Angeles, California as photographed from Avenue of the Stars on March 20, 2005 by user Coolcaesar. ... Fox Plaza in Century City, Los Angeles, California as photographed from Avenue of the Stars on March 20, 2005 by user Coolcaesar. ... Taipei 101, considered the worlds tallest skyscraper. ... View of the Century City skyline from the Getty Center. ... For the legal term denoting a ruling or law of great import, see landmark case For the former Las Vegas hotel and casino, see The Landmark Hotel and Casino. ... An architect is a person licensed in the art of planning, designing and overseeing the construction of buildings, or more generally, the designer of a scheme or plan. ... William (Bill) Leonard Pereira, b. ... 20th Century Fox logo Fox Plaza, the company headquarters. ...


The Fox Plaza is the actual building used for the Nakatomi Plaza, a fictional office building that is the setting of the first Die Hard movie. The apparent destruction of the building in the film was accomplished by Richard Edlund using scale model pyrotechnic effects. This is a selective list of buildings that are highly significant in their respective fictional works, and not merely a setting. ... This article is about Die Hard, a 1988 action film starring Bruce Willis. ... Richard Edlund (December 6, 1940) is a multiple Academy Award- winning US special effects photographer. ...


Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan occupied a penthouse on the 34th floor for several years after leaving public office. For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... In architecture, a penthouse is a building on the roof of another building, or alternatively, an apartment on the top floor of a building. ...


The Fox Plaza was the last building that William L. Pereira worked on before his death in 1985.


See also

The Towering Inferno (1974) Skyscrapers are frequently featured in films for their impressive appearance and potent symbolism. ...

External links

  • http://www.glasssteelandstone.com/US/CA/LosAngelesFoxPlaza.html
  • http://www.destinationhollywood.com/movies/diehard/feature_onlocation.shtml

 
 

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