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'''Maze Bank Tower''' is an office building located in Downtown Los Santos and is the tallest building in the [[Los Santos in HD Universe|entire city]]. It is the headquarters of the Maze Bank.
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The '''Maze Bank Tower''' is a 1,050 ft skyscraper located in [[Downtown Los Santos (HD Universe)|Downtown Los Santos]], [[San Andreas (HD Universe)|San Andreas]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''. It is the tallest building in the state of San Andreas.
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==Description==
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This massive skyscraper and its adjoining plaza and gardens occupy an entire block in [[Pillbox Hill]], demarcated by [[San Andreas Avenue]], [[Vespucci Boulevard]], [[Alta Street]] and [[Power Street]]. It is one of the most recognizable buildings in [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]], often used in establishing shots for the city in films and television programs. The skyscraper features a usable helipad on its roof.
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The building was constructed prior to [[1985]] and is the main headquarters for [[Maze Bank]], and is based on the real-life [[wp:U.S. Bank Tower (Los Angeles)|U.S. Bank Tower]] in Los Angeles, the tallest building west of the Mississipi River and the [[wp:List of tallest buildings in the world|64th tallest building in the world]]. It is also the second tallest building in a major active seismic region; its structure was designed to resist an earthquake of 8.3 on the [[wp:Richter scale|Richter scale]].
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The Maze Bank Tower is the HD Universe counterpart of the [[Los Santos Tower]] from ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]''.
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==Events in ''GTA V''==
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*[[Targeted Risk]] <small>([[Strangers and Freaks]] mission)</small>
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*Bank Bailout <small>([[Parachute Jumps|Parachute Jump]])</small>
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==Events in ''GTA Online''==
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*[[Maze Bank Survival]] <small>([[Survival]])</small>
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*Figure of Eight <small>([[Parachute Jumps|Parachute Jump]])</small>
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==Trivia==
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*Unlike the Los Santos Tower in San Andreas, you cannot get to the top of the roof on foot (unless you start a [[parachuting]] activity). You will need a helicopter to get to the top.
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*The Maze Bank Tower is 1,050 ft tall, as stated in the description of the parachute jump "Figure of Eight" in ''[[Grand Theft Auto Online|GTA Online]]''. This would make it the second tallest building in the [[HD Universe]] after the [[Rotterdam Tower]], and barely taller than the [[Zirconium Building]] in [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]] (assuming its height is the same of its real life counterpart, the [[wp:Chrysler Building|Chrysler Building]], which is 1,046 ft). As its real life counterpart (the U.S. Bank Tower) is the tallest building West of the Mississippi, this seems accurate.
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*It is revealed in the campaign video for [[Jock Cranley]] that the tower was built prior to [[1985]]. However, its real life counterpart; the [[wikipedia:U.S._Bank_Tower_(Los_Angeles)|U.S. Bank Tower]], was built from 1987 to 1989.
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*It is exactly 1,559 ft shorter than [[Mount Chiliad (HD Universe)|Mount Chiliad]], being almost half of its total height.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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LSBank-GTAV.jpg|Top of the building and helipad at night.
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Maze_Bank_Tower_2.jpg|A view of the tower.
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Untitledjlj.jpg|A shot of the tower seen in the first GTA V trailer, next to the [[Mile High Club]].
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</gallery>
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==See Also==
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*[[Tallest Buildings in HD Universe]]
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[[ru:Maze Bank Tower]]
 
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Latest revision as of 13:33, December 3, 2014

MazeBankTower-GTAV

The tower, as seen from street level.

The Maze Bank Tower is a 1,050 ft skyscraper located in Downtown Los SantosSan Andreas in Grand Theft Auto V. It is the tallest building in the state of San Andreas.

DescriptionEdit

This massive skyscraper and its adjoining plaza and gardens occupy an entire block in Pillbox Hill, demarcated by San Andreas Avenue, Vespucci Boulevard, Alta Street and Power Street. It is one of the most recognizable buildings in Los Santos, often used in establishing shots for the city in films and television programs. The skyscraper features a usable helipad on its roof.

The building was constructed prior to 1985 and is the main headquarters for Maze Bank, and is based on the real-life U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles, the tallest building west of the Mississipi River and the 64th tallest building in the world. It is also the second tallest building in a major active seismic region; its structure was designed to resist an earthquake of 8.3 on the Richter scale.

The Maze Bank Tower is the HD Universe counterpart of the Los Santos Tower from GTA San Andreas.

Events in GTA VEdit

Events in GTA OnlineEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Unlike the Los Santos Tower in San Andreas, you cannot get to the top of the roof on foot (unless you start a parachuting activity). You will need a helicopter to get to the top.
  • The Maze Bank Tower is 1,050 ft tall, as stated in the description of the parachute jump "Figure of Eight" in GTA Online. This would make it the second tallest building in the HD Universe after the Rotterdam Tower, and barely taller than the Zirconium Building in Liberty City (assuming its height is the same of its real life counterpart, the Chrysler Building, which is 1,046 ft). As its real life counterpart (the U.S. Bank Tower) is the tallest building West of the Mississippi, this seems accurate.
  • It is revealed in the campaign video for Jock Cranley that the tower was built prior to 1985. However, its real life counterpart; the U.S. Bank Tower, was built from 1987 to 1989.
  • It is exactly 1,559 ft shorter than Mount Chiliad, being almost half of its total height.

GalleryEdit

See AlsoEdit

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