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Crane removes iconic KTLA radio tower for renovation and relocation
Crane removes iconic KTLA radio tower for renovation and relocation

The iconic KTLA-5 tower, which stood watch at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Van Ness Street for more than 60 years, was dismantled Monday morning, piece by piece, so that it could be restored and relocated. The radio tower will be moved to its original location at Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood sometime in early 2015, after structural retrofitting and renovation, according to KTLA-TV. The move clears the way for construction of a 14-story office building that will include additional production facilities for current and future tenants on the lot, according to a press release from Hudson Pacific Properties, which owns the property where the tower stood for more than half a...

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