In advance of its official opening on June 23, the 73-story Wilshire Grand showed off the full potential of its LED-adorned crown yesterday evening.

The video, captured by architectural photographer Hunter Kerhart, shows numerous graphics floating up the tower's spine and around its rooftop sail.  The logos of Korean Air and Intercontinental Hotels also make appearances.

Built at a cost of $1.2 billion, the Wilshire Grand officially claimed the title of the West Coast's tallest building last year with the completion of its architectural spire, which reaches 1,100 feet into the sky.  The project, designed by Los Angeles-based AC Martin, includes 900 hotel rooms, over 350,000 square feet of office space and 45,000 square feet of shops and restaurants.

Image courtesy of Hunter Kerhart Architectural Photography

20 Townhomes Planned in Inglewood

The project would rise from an L-shaped site near La Brea Avenue.

In Inglewood, a local developer has filed plans to construct townhomes just west of La Brea Avenue. The proposed development, slated for an L-shaped property at 113-133 W. Plymouth Street, would replace 11 existing single-family residences with 20 three-story townhomes above a basement parking garage.