Throwback Thursday: DTLA’s Growing Skyline Metropolis and the Wilshire Grand have rewritten postcard image of Downtown Los Angeles.

Over the past three years, a series of high-rise developments have rewritten the Downtown Los Angeles skyline.  No better evidence is needed than the before-and-after images displayed below.

Architectural photographer Hunter Kerhart snapped the first image from a helicopter in February 2014, at a time when the 1,100-foot tall Wilshire Grand was little more than a hole in the ground and the four-tower Metropolis development had yet to break ground. Continu to read