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C.P.R. [Canadian Pacific Railway] Station (Waterfront Station), interior concourse

Item is a photograph of the concourse of the third C.P.R. Station (601 West Cordova Street), also known as Waterfront Station, located at Granville Street and Cordova Street. The length of the room, mostly empty, is visible, revealing a police officer and travellers sitting on benches at either end of the room. Detail of architectural features can be seen, including columns and capitals, decor, mouldings, a wall clock, and the coffered ceiling. Travelers sit at the waiting benches.

C.P.R. [Canadian Pacific Railway] Station (Waterfront Station), interior concourse wall

Item is a photograph of one of the ends of the concourse of the third C.P.R. Station (601 West Cordova Street), also known as Waterfront Station, located at Granville Street and Cordova Street. Detail of architectural features can be seen, including columns and capitals, decor, mouldings, the wall clock, and the coffered ceiling. Travelers sit at the waiting benches.

Post Office, Hastings Street and Granville Street

Item is a photograph of the corner tower and the southeast and southwest facades of the Vancouver Post Office building at the corner of Granville Street and W. Hastings Street. Architectural details such as the dome, columns, and the clock are visible.

Vancouver Court House [800 West Georgia Street] entrance

Item is a photograph of the front entrance of the Vancouver Court House building taken from behind the mosaic fountain in the courtyard. The front facade of the building, including the front staircase, lion sculptures, and columns, are seen with the statue from the fountain in the right foreground.

Court House and Hotel Vancouver reflected in Toronto Dominion Bank Tower

Item is a photograph of the Provincial Court House building (750 Hornby Street) and Hotel Vancouver (900 W Georgia Street) reflected in the windows of the Toronto Dominion Bank tower (700 W. Georgia Street). The south facade of the Court House, a side view of the main entrance and plaza, the south facade of the Hotel Vancouver, and several other unidentified buildings are visible in the reflection.

Hotel Vancouver reflected in Toronto Dominion Bank Tower

Item is a photograph of the tops of the Hotel Vancouver (900 W Georgia Street) and Medical-Dental Building (925 W. Georgia Street), south side, reflected in the windows of the Toronto Dominion Bank tower (700 W. Georgia Street). The main part of the Toronto Dominion Bank tower is visible in the upper left.

Birks Building and Vancouver Block

Item is a photograph of the whole northwest facade of Birks Building (700 Granville Street), Scott's Cafe (722 Granville Street), Roselawn Florist (724 Granville Street), and Vancouver Block (736 Granville Street) on Granville Street, taken from W. Georgia Street across the Pacific Centre plaza. A billboard advertisement for Peoples Credit Jewellers, an information sign for the Pacific Centre mall, a city bus, and the Birks clock are additionally visible.

R.C.M.P. [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] Building, Main Street south entrance

Item is a photograph of the secondary entrance of the R.C.M.P. building (later, Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street) at the corner of Main Street and 15th Avenue showing a low angle view of the windows, ceiling, and architectural details above the doorway in the smaller southern tower. Also visible are some of the sculptures decorating the frieze above the second level.

R.C.M.P. [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] Building, Main Street, main entrance

Item is a photograph of the main entrance of the R.C.M.P. building (later, Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street) at the corner of Main Street and 15th Avenue showing the doorway, columns, windows, and architectural details above the main doorway. Also visible are some of the sculptures decorating the frieze above the second level.

Marine Building, 355 Burrard Street, lobby ceiling detail from mezzanine

Item is a photograph of the main lobby of the Marine Building (355 Burrard Street) taken from a mezzanine balcony overlooking the lobby. The photograph details the ceiling, the light fixtures, and the balcony railing, all of which are elaborately decorated, as well as the tile floor in the lobby below.

Marine Building, 355 Burrard Street, lobby and elevators

Item is a photograph of the main lobby of the Marine Building (355 Burrard Street) taken from a low angle at the rear of the lobby. The interior of the front door, the lobby clock, the brass elevators, the ceiling, the tile floor, and other architectural features are visible.

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce building, Hastings Street and Granville Street

Item is a photograph of the north corner of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce building (640 W. Hastings Street), at the intersection of Granville Street and W. Hastings Street. The view is from the opposite corner across the intersection looking southwest on Granville Street. The Rogers Building (470 Granville Street) can be seen behind it, and the clock tower of Vancouver Block (736 Granville Street) is visible in the background.

Royal Bank Building, 675 West Hastings Street, view south down Granville Street

Item is a photograph of the Royal Bank building (675 W. Hastings Street) taken from near Granville Street and Cordova Street, looking southwest on Granville Street. Along Granville Street beyond the Royal Bank building are the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Building (640 West Hastings Street) and the Rogers Building (470 Granville Street). The clock tower of Vancouver Block (736 Granville Street) can be seen in the background and there is a car park in the foreground.

Merchants Bank Building, Pender Street and Carrall Street

Item is a photograph of the Merchants Bank Building (1 W. Hastings Street), looking west on W. Hastings Street. Honest Joe's discount Bargains is in the ground floor of the building, and Pay-Less Shoes (7 W. Hastings Street), the Beacon Hotel (7 W. Hastings Street), and B.C. Jewellers (11 W. Hastings Street) are in the adjacent buildings along W. Hastings Street. Photograph also shows a portion of Pioneer Place (also known as Pigeon Park).

Dominion Building, Cambie Street and Hastings Street

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Building (207 W. Hastings Street), taken from diagonally across the W. Hastings Street and Cambie Street intersection. The building houses Shores Credit Jewellers, Jackson's Beefhouse restaurant and the Toronto Dominion Bank.

Sun Tower

Item is a photograph of the tower part of Sun Tower (100 W. Pender Street) from the rooftop of an adjacent building.

Sun Tower, from Beatty Street Armoury

Item is a photograph of the tower of Sun Tower (100 W. Pender Street) from the rooftop of the Beatty Street Armoury (620 Beatty Street). The armoury roof dominates the foreground, and the Woodward's 'W' is visible in the background in the upper left corner.

Sun Tower, exterior [Beatty Street facade] detail

Item is a photograph of architectural details of the upper west facade of the pediment of Sun Tower (100 W. Pender Street) from the rooftop of an adjacent building. The photograph details architectural features of the facade, including the inset windows and caryatids.

Century House, 432 Richards Street, exterior

Item is a photograph of the Richards Street facade of Century House (432 Richards Street). The building houses the Uno Langmann Antique and Art Gallery, and the adjacent building houses the All Nations Stamp and Coin Shop (434 Richards Street).

Century House, 432 Richards Street, interior staircase

Item is a photograph of the interior of Century House (432 Richards Street). The photograph shows the entry hall with chandelier, marble staircase, and part of the Uno Langmann Antique and Art Gallery, with clocks and paintings.

Beatty Street Drill Hall (armoury), facade

Item is a photograph of the Beatty Street facade of the Beatty Street Drill Hall (armoury) (620 Beatty Street), taken from the intersection of Beatty Street and Dunsmuir Street, looking southwest. Photo shows the building's parapet roof, the cannon and tanks parked outside, and a stretch of Beatty Street.

Beatty Street Drill Hall (armoury), interior hall

Item is a photograph of the interior of the two story main hall of the Beatty Street Drill Hall (armoury) (620 Beatty Street), taken from the hall floor, showing some vehicles, windows, and observation balconies.

Convent of the Sacred Heart, facade

Item is a photograph of the front facade of the Convent of the Sacred Heart (3851 W. 29th Avenue), viewed from the street, past several large trees and a stone wall and gate in front of the school.

Convent of the Sacred Heart, stone wall

Item is a photograph of the Convent of the Sacred Heart (3851 W. 29th Avenue) from the intersection of W. 29th Avenue and Wallace Street, looking northeast. The photograph shows detail of the stone wall around the school and one of the secondary gates, as well as a part of the south face of the building.

Hotel Europe, 43 Powell Street, front facade

Item is a photograph of the narrow front of Hotel Europe (43 Powell Street) from Maple Tree Square, near Water Street. Sections of Powell Street and Alexander Street are visible to the left and right of the hotel, and the statue of 'Gassy' Jack is visible on the left.

Hotel Europe, 43 Powell Street, front facade

Item is a photograph of the narrow front of Hotel Europe (43 Powell Street) from Maple Tree Square. Sections of Powell Street and Alexander Street are visible to the left and right of the hotel.

Holland Block and 300 block Water Street

Item is a photograph of Holland Block at the intersection of Water Street and Cordova Street, looking east primarily down Water Street. The building houses the Pharaoh's Retreat nightclub (264 Water Street) on the ground floor and signage reading "Design Art interior & indu[strial]" is in the window on the second floor. The Woodwards W sign is visible in the background down Cordova Street.

One Alexander Street, exterior

Item is a photograph of the building One Alexander Street, taken from Maple Tree Square. The two businesses identified on the ground floor of the building are The Quest (Quest Team Three design projects Ltd., 1 Alexander Street) and the MacDonald Stewart Tobacco Shop (3 Alexander Street). The statue of 'Gassy' Jack is visible in front of the building.

Byrnes Block [Herman Block] on Maple Tree Square

Item is a photograph of Byrnes Block on Maple Tree Square at the irregular corner of Water Street and Carrall Street, looking down Water Street on the right. The shops seen in the block are Bootlegger (2 Water Street), Guenter's Delicatessen (203 Carrall Street), and Square One clothing (207 Carrall Street).

Horne Building and Springer-Van Bramer [Brinsmead] Building, Cordova Street and Cambie Street

Item is a photograph of the Springer-Van Bramer block (also called Springer-Van Braemer block, the Brinsmead Building, and the Masonic Temple building, 301 W. Cordova Street) and the adjacent J.W. Horne Block (315 - 321 W. Cordova Street) taken from an upper floor on Cambie Street [most likely of the Dominion Building], looking down onto the blocks.

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