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Marine Building

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Address: 355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G8, Canada
Phone Number: 604 684 4819
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Must stop on any walking tour of the downtown.

Enjoyed the interesting history and design of this building. If you can get in the foyer area is amazing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the interesting history and design of this building. If you can get in the foyer area is amazing.

Thank Norm4544
Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were able to go inside this wonderful building on our tour with Jane, of the Tour Guys. Amazing example of Art Deco, beautiful stained glass. Even the interiors of the elevators were great example, in here, a variety of woods were used to line the walls, in intricate patterns. Wonderful, don't miss.

Thank MaggieT1830
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take note of the outside with the marine themed bricks and if you can, zoom in on the white one's at the top of the building. The entrance from Burrard Street is superb and once you go inside you'll be quietly amazed - reminds me of the Chrysler Building in NYC a bit. The floor has the zodiac, the clock... More 

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East Sussex Uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Vancouver at the weekend so couldn't get into the Marine Building (I assume that you usually can?) but it is certainly worth stopping to look at the outside. The architecture and decoration are superb. A board explaining its history is down on the Waterfront.

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Lorton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop by to check out both the exterior and interior architecture. Be sure to see the interior of the elevator

Thank kdbauder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Look up and stay a while so many cool features on the beautiful Art Deco Building. A pice of Vancouver past that you must stop and stare a while.

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like the little mermaid, you'll like this building. It is marine themed and just really very cool to look at architecturally. You can enter the main lobby and have a look inside for free!

Thank Clare F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

A historic building in Vancouver downtown, has a beautiful lobby and definitely worth your few minutes while you are walking by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

A fine Art Deco highrise building that used to dominate the waterfront financial district before the new convention centre and the new road were built. You have to get up close and personal to appreciate the myriad marine themed, lovingly carved and crafted decorations. It used to house the Imperial Seafood Restaurant visited by celebrities such as Mick Jagger. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Worth dropping in to take a look at the beautiful floor and the lifts! I think this location has been used in some films too, so you might recognise it.

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Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping options. However, located right on the waterfront of Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also popular public meeting spot, with a massive public library and convention center attracting a bevy of visitors both local and not, as well as a hotspot for the arts, being home to some of Vancouver's most cutting-edge galleries. With behemoth architecture and a professional air, Downtown means business.