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Birks Building

Identification

Birks Building
135506

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
steel
terra-cotta
applied masonry
white
chicago school

Usage

commercial office
shop(s)

Facts

  • The southeast corner of Georgia and Granville was where people said for over a half century, "Meet me at the Birks clock".
  • The last wall was taken down during demolition on January 27, 1975.
  • The famous wooden-movement Birks clock, built in 1905, is today located at the corner of Granville & Hastings since 1994.
  • A new Birks store opened on the same corner in 1977 in Vancouver Centre and remained there until 1994, before becoming a London Drugs store.

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More Information

Location

700 Granville Street
Canada

Technical Data

47.55 m
11
1912
1913
1975

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

demolition company