Embassy Suites Hotel in La Jolla Marks Topping Out With Tree

An evergreen tree atop the Embassy Suites hotel in La Jolla framework marked the topping-out of the 12-story building.

The 300,000-square-foot hotel is about one month ahead of schedule, according to John M. Wainwright, project manager for general contractor, McDevitt & Street Co. Plans call for the hotel to be completed on June 1, about two months ahead of schedule.

Construction costs are estimated at $18 million. Buss, Silvers Hughes & Associates of San Diego is architect.

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