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Sam Kee Building, Vancouver

Sam Kee Building - Vancouver, Canada
Sam Kee Building
8 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1R5Map
+1 604 683 2000(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

The Guinness Book of World Records lists this landmark as the world's narrowest building. The edifice is a mere a meter and half wide, while its upper floor has less than two meters in available space with bay windows. The structure is named after a group of Chinese traders. The city decided to widen the street to allow for increasing traffic, thus reducing the size of their land. Undaunted, the men pushed through with their plans and erected a building.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Stadium Skytrain
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