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Marine Building

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Art deco

If you like art deco you must stop and take a look at this lobby. It is beautiful and kept up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WordsandDeeds
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Vancouver, Canada
Coffee available through this door

We had a good coffee in the coffee house in this building. Nice service and quiet compared with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
435lynw
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like art deco you must stop and take a look at this lobby. It is beautiful and kept up well. It really harkens back to a more civilized age, really charming.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WordsandDeeds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good coffee in the coffee house in this building. Nice service and quiet compared with many other places.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 435lynw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE must have walked past this building quite a few times, without realising what it was. The width of the building is very small. On the day we were there it was closed as it was after hours. We then left for our cruise and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Abbykat
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Worth popping into the lobby to see the Art Deco interior and art work. If you want to get a good outdoor pic of the building, go about a half block away and look back to see it and perhaps it's reflection in the surrounding...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IRW1127
Reviewed October 24, 2018

My father worked here as an accountant and it was 'take your daughter to work' day. So, I went with my father and remember the impressive beauty of this entrance and lobby to this day. It remains in beautiful condition and one of only a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wanda_Halpert
Reviewed October 23, 2018

have heard of and seen from a distance this building for 50 years. finally decided to go inside after reading about it in a magazine. quite stunning. built in 1930, and the tallest skyscraper in the British empire at the time, it remains among the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jarmwr40
Reviewed October 22, 2018

If you're into Art Deco, don't miss this building in Fairmont's business district. It's an easy walk from the cruise terminal and the Fairmont Hotels. I believe it's almost entirely a business building but you can explore the outside and the first floor where the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KirstenAlana
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Interesting to see. Dont know it matches some of the raves Id read. Unfortunately couldnt go inside. Not sure if that was as it was Sunday

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank confusedAussie
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This is a spectacular hall way ,the lifts are specia,l floors and phone booths add to the charm .Make sure you look up at the walls . The entrance has so much detail .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eileen W
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Went on a stroll in downtown Vancouver and stumbled across this beautiful building. Its very well preserved. Must see

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JaySN12
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Ericguy19
Brisbane, Australia
Sites for historic architecture (11 Replies)
We are interested in historic sites and have noted Gastown and the Marine Building. Are there any other areas or sites in Downtown Vancouver or within reasonable travel (by public transportation) where we could see historic architecture and/or heritage sites? Many thanks
February 28, 2013|
Response fromEricguy19|
Thanks for these very comprehensive details and for the effort in providing them. They will be very helpful. As a general rule, we are more interested in appearance and facades, than the insides of museums, but we don't have an absolute rule. I've got a bit of reading tonight now, thanks. Cheers