Structure in general
- Nine naked muses support the cornice line.
- Offices of The Vancouver Sun newspaper 1924-1964.
- Once was the "tallest building in the British Empire".
- Opened as the World Building.
- 1,250 tons of steel were fabricated for the tower.
- The domed roof is fully flood-lamped at night.
- Crowned by a three-story beaux arts copper roof.
- The heritage building was developed by Vancouver mayor L.D. Taylor, who ran his Vancouver World newspaper enterprise here from 1912-1915.
- Tallest building in Canada for two years until Toronto's 20-story Optima Business Centre (Royal Bank Building) opened in 1914.
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100 West Pender Street
Also recorded for this building:
Construction company, Steel supplier
Features & Amenities
- One of the city's famous buildings
- City landmark