The AT&T Madison Complex Tandem Office is a 17-story, 79 m (259 ft) building in Los Angeles, California, completed in 1961. With its microwave tower, used through 1993, bringing the overall height to 137 m (449 ft), it is the 29th tallest building in Los Angeles. The building serves 1.3 million phone lines in area code 213, and other Los Angeles area codes, for foreign long-distance calling.
|AT&T Madison Complex Tandem Office|
|Alternative names||AT&T Switching Center|
Pacific Telephone Tower
SBC Communications Switching Station
|Location||420 South Grand Avenue|
Los Angeles, California
|Antenna spire||136.55 m (448.0 ft)|
|Roof||79 m (259 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect(s)||John B. Parkinson |
Donald D. Parkinson
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Further reading edit
- "Los Angeles Central Offices Madison Complex". The Central Office. March 14, 2009. Archived from the original on September 3, 2010. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
- "AT&T Tower, Los Angeles, California". Southland Architecture. 2010. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
- Gallagher, Ryan; Moltke, Henrik (June 25, 2018). "The NSA's Hidden Spy Hubs in Eight U.S. Cities". The Intercept. Archived from the original on June 26, 2018. Retrieved June 26, 2018.