Vancouver Modern Architecture Downtown Photos

Downtown Vancouver is centered roughly around the heritage Hotel Vancouver & the Art Gallery from which a ring of modern highrises have expanded Westward in a swath centered on Robson St., and northward to the waterfront along a wide swath parallel to Howe St.

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Downtown Vancouver skyline from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver skyline with 777 Dunsmuir, HSBC Building & Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.777 Dunsmuir & Bower Building from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver downtown skyline with Park Place, Living Shangri-La, & Bentall complex from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.
Downtown Vancouver skyline from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver skyline with 777 Dunsmuir, HSBC Building & Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.777 Dunsmuir & Bower Building from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver downtown skyline with Park Place, Living Shangri-La, & Bentall complex from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.
Vancouver downtown skyline with Park Place, Living Shangri-La, & Bentall 5 from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver downtown skyline looking west from Harbour Centre observation deck toward Stanley Park. Vancouver, BC.Skyline with Hotel Vancouver, Cathedral Place, Park Place, HSBC buildings over Art Museum. Vancouver, BC.Skyline with HSBC Building, Toronto Dominion Tower & over Art Museum. Vancouver, BC.
Vancouver downtown skyline with Park Place, Living Shangri-La, & Bentall 5 from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver downtown skyline looking west from Harbour Centre observation deck toward Stanley Park. Vancouver, BC.Skyline with Hotel Vancouver, Cathedral Place, Park Place, HSBC buildings over Art Museum. Vancouver, BC.Skyline with HSBC Building, Toronto Dominion Tower & over Art Museum. Vancouver, BC.
Toronto Dominion Tower, Scotia Tower, & Sears. Vancouver, BC.Toronto Dominion Tower. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver skyline with Scotia Tower & Vancouver Block. Vancouver, BC.Sears. Vancouver, BC.
Toronto Dominion Tower, Scotia Tower, & Sears. Vancouver, BC.Toronto Dominion Tower (1972) (30 floors) (700 West Georgia St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Cesar Pelli of Gruen Assoc..Vancouver skyline with Scotia Tower (1977) (35 floors) (650 West Georgia St.) & Vancouver Block. Vancouver, BC. Architect: WZMH Architects.Sears (1973) (7 floors) (701 Granville St.). Vancouver, BC.
Infinity. Vancouver, BC.Infinity & Robson Court buildings. Vancouver, BC.Robson Court. Vancouver, BC.Cloud art by Alan Chung Hung on roofline of 938 Howe Street. Vancouver, BC.
Infinity (1998) (10 floors) (828 Howe St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership.Infinity & Robson Court buildings. Vancouver, BC.Robson Court (1986) (11 floors) (840 Howe St.). Vancouver, BC.Cloud art by Alan Chung Hung on roofline of 938 Howe Street (1991) (11 floors). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Bing Thom Architects.
900 Howe Street. Vancouver, BC.Robson Central & 777 Hornby. Vancouver, BC.777 Hornby. Vancouver, BC.Guaranty Trust Building. Vancouver, BC.
900 Howe Street (1987) (10 floors). Vancouver, BC.Robson Central (1957) (750 Burrard St.) (former Vancouver Public library) & 777 Hornby. Vancouver, BC. Architect: James KM Cheng Architects.777 Hornby (1969) (20 floors) (former First City Trust). Vancouver, BC.Guaranty Trust Building (14 floors) (800 West Pender St.). Vancouver, BC.
Guaranty Trust & Bentall 5 buildings. Vancouver, BC.Upper floors of Bentall 5. Vancouver, BC.Bentall 5. Vancouver, BC.Ground floors of Bentall 5. Vancouver, BC.
Guaranty Trust & Bentall 5 buildings. Vancouver, BC.Upper floors of Bentall 5. Vancouver, BC.Bentall 5 (2002) (34 floors) (550 Burrard St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership.Ground floors of Bentall 5. Vancouver, BC.
Entrance of Bentall 5. Vancouver, BC.Bentall 5 & Park Place buildings. Vancouver, BC.Park Place. Vancouver, BC.Inset facade of Park Place. Vancouver, BC.
Entrance of Bentall 5. Vancouver, BC.Bentall 5 & Park Place buildings. Vancouver, BC.Park Place (1984) (35 floors) (666 Burrard St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership.Inset facade of Park Place. Vancouver, BC.
Copper colored windows of Park Place. Vancouver, BC.Park Place entrance. Vancouver, BC.Park Place ground level. Vancouver, BC.Park Place over gold reflective windows of 888 Dunsmuir. Vancouver, BC.
Copper colored windows of Park Place. Vancouver, BC.Park Place entrance. Vancouver, BC.Park Place ground level. Vancouver, BC.Park Place over gold reflective windows of 888 Dunsmuir (1992) (15 floors). Vancouver, BC.
Park Place & Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Outdoor cafe at base of Park Place. Vancouver, BC.Commerce Place. Vancouver, BC.Ground floors of Commerce Place. Vancouver, BC.
Park Place & Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Outdoor cafe at base of Park Place. Vancouver, BC.Commerce Place (1986) (21 floors) (400 Burrard St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Waisman Dewar Grout Carter.Ground floors of Commerce Place. Vancouver, BC.
Streetscape along West Georgia from Burrard with Living Shangri-La skyscraper. Vancouver, BC.Royal Centre. Vancouver, BC.Four Bentall Centre with Two Bentall Centre. Vancouver, BC.Three Bentall Centre with Two Bentall Centre. Vancouver, BC.
Streetscape along West Georgia from Burrard with Living Shangri-La skyscraper. Vancouver, BC.Royal Centre (1973) (37 floors) (1055 West Georgia St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: CEI Architecture + Dirassar, James, Jorgenson & Davis.Four Bentall Centre (1981) (35 floors) (1055 Dunsmuir St.) with Two Bentall Centre. Vancouver, BC. Architect: Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership.Three Bentall Centre (1974) (32 floors) (595 Burrard St.) with Two Bentall Centre. Vancouver, BC. Architect: Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership.
One Bentall Centre. Vancouver, BC.One Bentall Centre. Vancouver, BC.Streetscape along West Hastings from Burrard with Oceanic Plaza. Vancouver, BC.Ground floors of Douglas Jung Government of Canada Building. Vancouver, BC.
One Bentall Centre. Vancouver, BC.One Bentall Centre (1967) (22 floors) (505 Burrard St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Charles Bentall Architects.Streetscape along West Hastings from Burrard with Oceanic Plaza (1977) (26 floors). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Charles Paine & Assoc..Ground floors of Douglas Jung Government of Canada Building. Vancouver, BC.
Douglas Jung Building. Vancouver, BC.Wing of Douglas Jung Building & Shaw Tower. Vancouver, BC.900 West Hastings. Vancouver, BC.Terminal City Club Tower. Vancouver, BC.
Douglas Jung Building (Government of Canada) (2002) (19 floors) (401 Burrard St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Alan Endall of Architectura & Stantec Architecture.Wing of Douglas Jung Building & Shaw Tower. Vancouver, BC.900 West Hastings (1966) (15 floors). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners.Terminal City Club Tower (1998) (30 floors) (837 West Hastings St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: James KM Cheng Architects.
Facade of Terminal City Club Tower. Vancouver, BC.777 Dunsmuir. Vancouver, BC.Bower Building. Vancouver, BC.Living Shangri-La. Vancouver, BC.
Facade of Terminal City Club Tower. Vancouver, BC.777 Dunsmuir (1990) (19 floors). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Zeidler Partnership Architects.Bower Building (1994) (17 floors) (543 Granville St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Hancock Brückner Eng & Wright.Living Shangri-La (2008) (58 floors) (1120 West Georgia St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: James K.M. Cheng Architects.
Blue Horizon Hotel by Gruen Assoc. & Palisades complex. Vancouver, BC.Palisades complex. Vancouver, BC.Upper stories of The Palisades east. Vancouver, BC.Upper stories of The Palisades West. Vancouver, BC.
Blue Horizon Hotel (1967) (30 floors) (1225 Robson St.) by Gruen Assoc. & Palisades complex. Vancouver, BC.Palisades complex (1996) (24 & 32 floors) (1288 & 1200 Alberni St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: James KM Cheng Architects.Upper stories of The Palisades east. Vancouver, BC.Upper stories of The Palisades West. Vancouver, BC.
Pacific Palisades Hotel , The Palisades & Blue Horizon Hotel along Robson St. Vancouver, BC.Emerald West. Vancouver, BC.Jervis Court. Vancouver, BC.The Lions. Vancouver, BC.
Pacific Palisades Hotel (1966) (20 floors), The Palisades & Blue Horizon Hotel (1967) (30 floors) along Robson St. Vancouver, BC.Emerald West (1995) (33 floors) (717 Jervis St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Hancock Brückner Eng & Wright.Jervis Court (12 floors) (789 Jervis St.). Vancouver, BC.The Lions (1999) (31 floors) (1331 Alberni St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: IBI Group.
1277 Nelson Place. Vancouver, BC.Empire Landmark Hotel. Vancouver, BC.Revolving restaurant atop Empire Landmark Hotel. Vancouver, BC.Low-rise residences off Robson St. Vancouver, BC.
1277 Nelson Place (1994) (19 floors). Vancouver, BC.Empire Landmark Hotel (1973) (40 floors) (1400 Robson St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Lort & Lort.Revolving restaurant atop Empire Landmark Hotel. Vancouver, BC.Low-rise residences off Robson St. Vancouver, BC.
Condo tower in Robson St. neighborhood. Vancouver, BC.Low-rise residences in Robson St. neighborhood. Vancouver, BC.The Electra condos. Vancouver, BC.The Electra was Vancouver's first modern highrise. Vancouver, BC.
Condo tower in Robson St. neighborhood. Vancouver, BC.Low-rise residences in Robson St. neighborhood. Vancouver, BC.The Electra condos (1957) (22 floors) (989 Nelson St.) (former BC Hydro headquarters). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Merrick Architecture + Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners.The Electra (former BC Hydro headquarters) was Vancouver's first modern highrise. Vancouver, BC.
One Wall Centre. Vancouver, BC.One Wall Centre with solarium in park. Vancouver, BC.Wall Centre with Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel entrance. Vancouver, BC.Ground level details of One Wall Centre. Vancouver, BC.
One Wall Centre (2001) (48 floors) (1000 Burrard St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Busby + Assoc. Architects.One Wall Centre with solarium in park. Vancouver, BC.Wall Centre with Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel entrance. Vancouver, BC.Ground level details of One Wall Centre. Vancouver, BC.
One Wall Centre over St. Andrew's-Wesley Church by Twizell & Twizell. Vancouver, BC.One Wall Centre framed between two earlier Wall Centre buildings. Vancouver, BC.Wall Centre building with balconies. Vancouver, BC.Red & brown highrise at corner Howe & Helmcken Sts. Vancouver, BC.
One Wall Centre over St. Andrew's-Wesley Church (1933) (1012 Nelson St.) by Twizell & Twizell. Vancouver, BC.One Wall Centre framed between two earlier Wall Centre buildings (1995) (30 & 35 floors) (Burrard St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Bruno Freschi, Chris Doray.Wall Centre building with balconies. Vancouver, BC.Red & brown highrise at corner Howe & Helmcken Sts. Vancouver, BC.
Hotel Vancouver, Royal Centre & Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Roofline of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Corner windows & carved nurse on facade of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.
Hotel Vancouver, Royal Centre & Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Cathedral Place (1991) (23 floors) (925 West Georgia St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Merrick Architecture.Roofline of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Corner windows & carved nurse on facade of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.
Carved nurse on facade of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Entrance of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Facade of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Marine Building & Terminal City Club Tower from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.
Carved nurse on facade of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Entrance of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Facade of Cathedral Place. Vancouver, BC.Marine Building & Terminal City Club Tower from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.
Downtown roof garden from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.Sloped glass roof of BC Provincial Law Courts with One Wall Centre & other highrises. Vancouver, BC.Cantilevered upper floors of BC Provincial Law Courts. Vancouver, BC.BC Provincial Law Courts. Vancouver, BC.
Downtown roof garden (815 West Hastings) from Harbour Centre observation deck. Vancouver, BC.Sloped glass roof of BC Provincial Law Courts with One Wall Centre & other highrises. Vancouver, BC.Cantilevered upper floors of BC Provincial Law Courts. Vancouver, BC.BC Provincial Law Courts (1979) (7 floors) (800 Smithe St.). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Arthur Erickson Architectural Corp..
Interior of BC Provincial Law Courts. Vancouver, BC.


Interior of BC Provincial Law Courts. Vancouver, BC.



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