Don't look down in this new 1,000 foot-high glass slide overlooking LA

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LA Gets A Glass Slide On The 70th Floor Of A Skyscraper

Remember sliding down the slide at the playground when you were a child, and the exhilaration you'd feel with the odd sensation of letting gravity carry you?

Time for a major adult upgrade, where this time, the city of Los Angeles is your playground.

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The West Coast's tallest building, which scales a solid 72 stories overlooking Los Angeles, is about to get a major architectural upgrade—one that we sure hope doesn't crack.

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A 45-foot-long glass slide is being built on top of Los Angeles' U.S. Bank Tower. The slide will go from the 70th to the 69th floors and is estimated to sit a mere 1,000 feet above ground.

The project, called Skyslide, is part of a $50M renovation to the building that's set to also include a bar and observation deck located on the top stories of the building.


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Visitors will be able to ride the slide for $8, starting June 2016.

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Don't look down in this new 1,000 foot-high glass slide overlooking LA
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 04: The Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, dominates the southern end of the downtown skyline on March 4, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The building, completed in 1973, was the world's tallest for more than two decades. It is reported to be up for sale with an asking price of $1.5 billion. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 04: Visitors leave the Willis Tower, once known as the Sears Tower, on March 4, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The building, completed in 1973, was the world's tallest for more than two decades. It is reported to be up for sale with an asking price of $1.5 billion. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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