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Rogers Building

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Identification

Rogers Building
113149

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
granite
terra-cotta
applied masonry
renaissance

Usages

commercial office
shop(s)

Facts

  • The enamelled terra cotta -fifteen carloads of it - came from Chicago.
  • The building was named for its developer Jonathan Rogers.
  • First major structure in Vancouver built of reinforced concrete.
  • The main floor features 15-foot ceilings.
  • The ornamental iron was purchased in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
  • Nearly 60,000 feet of cork flooring and 60,000 feet of linoleum came from England.
  • The building utilized 8,000 barrels of California cement.
  • Five of the most up-to-date elevators were bought in Toronto.

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Location

470 Granville Street
470 Granville Street
V6C 1V5
Downtown
Vancouver
British Columbia
Canada

Technical Data

129.00 ft
11
1911
1912
$600,000

Involved Companies

Gould & Champney
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