FAQ

OUE Skyspace LA is California’s tallest open-air observation deck and the premiere destination for panoramic, 360-degree views of Los Angeles.

OUE Skyspace LA is located on floors 69 and 70 of the iconic U.S. Bank Tower, nearly 1,000 feet above downtown Los Angeles. The address for the U.S. Bank Tower is 633 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071. We recommend parking at Westlawn Parking Garage, directly across the street from the U.S. Bank Tower – 524 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071. The cross street is 5th and Flower.

The OUE Skyspace LA observation deck opened to the public on June 25, 2016.

The OUE Skyspace LA observation deck is located on floors 69 and 70 of the iconic U.S. Bank Tower, nearly 1,000 feet above downtown Los Angeles.

Tickets are now on sale for OUE Skyspace LA; please visit the Tickets Page for more information. Adult admission is priced at $25.

Yes, group tickets and tours are available. In fact, OUE Skyspace LA is now accepting group reservations. With the group deposit of $100, parties of 15 or more are guaranteed group entry during the first 3 months, along with a Skyspace giveaway item, discount at the Skyspace retail shop, and more. For more information, please visit the Groups Page.

OUE Skyspace LA is the ideal family-friendly attraction, suited for all ages. Our observation deck’s 360-degree view of Los Angeles is just the beginning. From interactive and educational components to the spectacular design, delicious refreshments and, of course, our signature exhilarating thrill factor, Skyslide, OUE Skyspace LA truly offers something for everyone.

Children and adults of all ages are welcome to visit the observation deck. However, there is an age restriction of 5 years old to ride the Skyslide.

Minors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a ticketed parent or guardian during their visit.

The operating hours for the OUE Skyspace LA observation deck are:

7 Days a Week: Opens at 10am; last ticket sold at 9pm; deck closure at 10pm.

Hours are subject to change.

The capacity of the OUE Skyspace LA observation deck at any one time is 900 people.

Yes, in addition to the impeccably designed, indoor observation deck, OUE Skyspace LA is proudly home to California’s tallest open-air observation deck. Visitors will experience the year-round California sunshine like never before, perched nearly 1,000 feet above downtown LA. Boasting an unmatched 2,500 square feet of outdoor space, there’s simply no better way to honor Los Angeles’ near-perfect weather and diverse topography.

From dawn to dusk, the OUE Skyspace LA observation deck features unobstructed views, interactive elements and surprising thrills that allow for an ever-changing experience, no matter the time of day or year. Thanks to the natural elements that produce Los Angeles’ golden light, visitors will discover something new with each visit, whether it’s a candy-colored sunset over the Pacific or twinkling city lights against a black sky.

As the tallest open-air observation deck in California and the only destination that offers a complete view of Los Angeles and its unique topography, OUE Skyspace LA stands apart from other observation deck experiences. From nearly 1,000 feet above downtown Los Angeles, visitors are offered a complete view of the city, from the mountains to the ocean, which can be enjoyed year-round. Sunny skies aside, OUE Skyspace LA honors the culture, community, and people that make Los Angeles unlike any other city in the world and includes a surprise thrill unlike any other, from nearly 1,000 feet above the city.

Yes, the 70th floor of OUE Skyspace LA is available torent for private events including weddings, corporate meetings and special events. Please visit the Events Page for more information.

The OUE Skyspace LA events space has a capacity of 300 people.

The cost of hosting an event at OUE Skyspace LA varies, depending on event details.

All OUE Skyspace LA ambassadors have been thoroughly background checked. All guests will be screened at a security checkpoint prior to entering the attraction.

Grab-and-go items, including sandwiches and wraps, along with assorted packaged snacks and bottled/canned beverages are available for purchase at the observation levels. We anticipate adding more food and beverage options. No food or beverage will be allowed on the outdoor terrace.

OUE Skyspace LA is open daily, rain or shine. In the event of severe weather systems, Skyslide and the outdoor observation decks may be closed briefly in the interest of guest and associate safety.

Luggage, markers, tripods, outside food and beverages, tools, pocket knives, lighters, pepper-spray/mace, commercial camera or audio recording equipment and emotional support animals/pets. This is not an exhaustive list. Please contact us via phone if you have questions about specific questionable items. Strollers are permitted in the attraction, however, we ask that you remove the child and collapse the stroller while in the attraction’s elevators.

We recommend leaving these items in your vehicle or at your hotel. However, camera equipment and tripods and other restricted items can be stored with our Guest Services Team in the lobby during your visit, free of charge. Larger items can be stored at The Standard hotel located at 550 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 for $5/person. Details will be provided by our Customer Service Desk upon your arrival. Pets must be kenneled outside of Skyspace.

Based on business levels at the time you arrive, at Management’s discretion you may be re-ticketed for the next available time period. Or, visit our Customer Service Desk to upgrade your Daily Admission ticket to a VIP Admission ticket and enter when you wish with shorter lines and VIP recognition throughout your visit and 20% off in our Retail Shop. Tickets not redeemed on the day they were purchased are regretfully non-refundable and can’t be accepted or applied to another day.

All guests must purchase a ticket to access OUE Skyspace LA. Once inside the attraction, you may purchase as many Skyslide passes as you wish.

OUE Skyspace LA has many things to do even on the gloomiest of days. Enjoy our Digital Interactive level, Skyslide and sights within the greater Downtown Los Angeles area. Hopefully, during your visit, visibility will improve. Refunds and rain checks are not extended due to weather and visibility reasons, as this is beyond our control.

It is our policy that we do not provide refunds, however if there is an extenuating circumstance a ticketing agent can change the date and time of your ticket. Please call 213.894.9000 and dial the extension for General Tickets (EXT 1).

The Skyslide is an outdoor glass slide positioned nearly 1,000 feet above downtown Los Angeles.

The Skyslide is made entirely of clear glass, 1 ¼ inches thick, and extends forty-five feet long, from the 70th floor to the 69th floor of the U.S. Bank Tower. The entrance to the Skyslide is approximately four feet wide.

Skyslide passes are now on sale; please visit the Tickets Page for more information. They are sold at timed intervals and priced at $8. Group and combo tickets are also available.

With the purchase of a general admission ticket to OUE Skyspace LA, guests may choose to opt in for an additional Skyslide ticket once on the 70th floor, at the Skyslide entrance. Pending availability, a la carte Skyslide ticket purchases can be made with our friendly Skyspace Ambassadors using any major credit card.

Skyslide tickets are non-refundable. However, they can be transferred to another member of your party as long as they ride at the scheduled ticket time.

Guests must be at least five years old to ride the Skyslide.

Guests who are pregnant, think they might be pregnant, have any history of high blood pressure, heart conditions, back/neck/bone injuries or recent surgery or illness are discouraged from riding and do so at their own risk.

An adult and children between the ages of 5-10 years of age can ride the Skyslide, tandem style.

It is highly recommended that personal belongings be left with a non-rider.  Riders must have both hands free during their ride. Small items may be placed in the lap of the rider. Larger items may be placed in small bags that the rider can wear as a backpack during their ride, which must be returned to the Slide Ambassador at the bottom of the slide. Please keep in mind, Skyspace LA is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged personal property, including items transported in this manner.

No. The Skyslide will be air conditioned at all times.

All guests ride down the slide on specially-created mats that will increase the speed and thrill-factor of the ride while also providing a barrier to the glass.

As the Skyslide is completely enclosed, rain alone will not affect the operation. However, in the event of severe weather conditions, , both the Skyslide and Skyspace outdoor observation decks may be temporarily closed.

Yes. The Skyslide has been designed to accommodate guests in wheelchairs. Lift equipment has been installed to assist guests in transferring from the Skyslide back onto wheelchairs.

All guests must purchase a ticket to access OUE Skyspace LA. Once inside the attraction, you may purchase as many Skyslide passes as you wish.

Located on the 71st floor of the U.S. Bank Tower, the name of the restaurant is 71 Above.

71 Above will open in early 2016.

The restaurant is located on the 71st floor, offering panoramic, 360-degree views of Los Angeles.

At this time, the chef’s name has not been announced.

71 Above will offer New American cuisine.

OUE chose to work with Emil Eyvazoff because he and the entire team at 71 Above share our vision to bring new energy to the iconic U.S. Bank Tower. The 71 Above concept and experience is well-aligned with OUE Skyspace LA’s vision to offer a transformative experience for Los Angeles residents and visitors alike.

Emil’s first culinary venture in Los Angeles, Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant and Elevate Lounge, perched 21 floors atop downtown, proves his previous expertise in taking culinary experiences to new heights

Patrons of 71 Above will experience stunning, 360 degree views of Los Angeles as they dine; however, separate tickets are required in order to gain access to the Skyspace LA observation deck, which offers unobstructed views, interactive elements and surprise thrills.