Los Angeles Workers Set Concrete Pouring World Record

The project is expected to be completed in 2016 and replaces the former Wilshire Grand Hotel. Spectators who stood on the plaza level of the Wedbush building at 1000 Wilshire Blvd, watched crews smooth out glops of concrete into the foundation from afar. Some called the moment Kim Kardashian historical. I cant believe Im here on a Sunday watching cement dry, joked Koreatown resident Martha Thompson. But she said the project will serve downtown well and bring more life to an area she remembers as desolate, but is now booming. As a native Angeleno, its good to see this revitalization, she said. Dave Baxter and his son, Christian, 14, drove in from Stanton url to see the event. More: http://www.dailynews.com/general-news/20140217/los-angeles-workers-set-concrete-pouring-world-record