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Marine Building (The), Vancouver

Marine Building (The) - Vancouver, Canada
Marine Building (The)
355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G8Map
+1 604 683 2000(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: West End

This fabulous art deco building amid downtown's square steel uniformity is an ornate sight to behold. Designer J W Hobbs wanted to transpose the architectural grandeur of New York City to then-modest Vancouver, and he did so with terracotta, steel, brass, marble, intricate nautical details, gargoyles, murals and an impressive 40-foot (12-meter) archway entrance. The 25-story Marine Building was built in the late 1920s and serves today as an office building.

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Marine Building (The) General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
  • Nearest Train: Burrard Skytrain
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