PHOTOS: LA's Wilshire Grand Tower vs. other US skyscrapers

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image "><span></span></div><span class="caption-text">Wilshire Grand Tower, Los Angeles (Opening 2017): 1,100 feet</span></div>
Once open in 2017, the 73-story Wilshire Grand Tower will not only be the tallest building in Los Angeles, but will also be the highest skyscraper west of the Mississippi.

On Tuesday developers announced that an InterContinental hotel will occupy a portion of the building.

View the gallery above to see how the tower compares to other iconic skyscrapers in the United States. And be sure to click through to the last slide for a side-by-side comparison of all buildings featured in the gallery.

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