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Dominion Building

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Identification

Dominion Building
113266

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
brick
terra-cotta
orange red
second empire

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The city's first steel-framed tower has a 3-storey mansard roof that crowns the tower.
  • The facade features Burmantofts terra cotta from Leeds and polished red granite columns from Aberdeen.
  • The two-storey main entrance is fitted with bronze-plated metal and polished wood.
  • In 1910, the Dominion Trust Company occupied the ground while the floors above accommodated 300 offices, 22 per floor.
  • The 40-foot flag pole flew the British flag for years after the building was completed (Canada did not adopt its own official flag until 1965).
  • City of Vancouver Heritage Award winner in 1998 for restoration of terra cotta cladding.
  • There is a popular myth that the architect fell to his death down the building's circular staircase, while on an inspection tour. The truth is he died in his bed on October 29, 1919.

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Location

207 West Hastings Street
207 West Hastings Street
V6B 1H7
Downtown
Vancouver
British Columbia
Canada

Technical Data

187.50 ft
159.00 ft
159.00 ft
147.76 ft
13
1908
1910
1998
4

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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