Photograph of a drawing. "25-story skyscraper for downtown Los Angeles will be midtown, but exact site undivulged yet. -- Skyscraper will cost $10 million -- Twenty-five stories will be the height of an office building which may well be the first commercial 'skyscraper' permitted in downtown Los Angeles as a result of the charter amendment voted on November 7. -- Site of the $10,000,000 structure will be announced soon, according to Donald H. McKee, head of McKee and Company, which will own it. -- Plans for the skyscraper were developed in the architectural offices of Heitschmidt & Thompson, AIA, headed by Earl T. Heitschmidt, FAIA, well know for civic work as well as for designing many notable Southland structures. -- Offices for 3000 -- The structure, concrete and steel, will contain 340,000 square feet of air-conditioned, rentable area, says Heischmidt. Three basement levels, plus the first three floorsa bove street level, will provide parking for 600 cars with ramps on two streets. Office space provides for approximately 3000 people. -- The structure will set back 15 feet from the property line on the principal side, but flush with the line on the other three sides. At the third-floor level, there will be a 35-foot setback on one side, 40 feet on another and 13 feet on the fourth side, according to Whiting S. Thompson, co-designer. -- Ceramic facing -- Exterior facing of ceramic veneer will be used at the corners of the building. These will be shear walls for earthquake resistance. A granite facing will be used for the first three floors on the ma"... -- Examiner clipping attached to verso, dated 2 December 1956.