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Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.) Architecture--Details With digital objects
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Century House, 432 Richards Street, interior offices

Item is a photograph of the interior of Century House (432 Richards Street). The photograph shows the inside of the Uno Langmann Antique and Art Gallery, including interior partial walls that form offices, ceiling detail, hanging lights, clocks, and other antiques.

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.

Holy Rosary Cathedral, 646 Richards Street, aisle

Item is a photograph of the inside of the Holy Rosary Cathedral (646 Richards Street). The photograph is taken from the left aisle near the rear of the church; a side alter at the left transept is visible at the end of the aisle, the columns and vaulted ceiling are well detailed, the pulpit can be seen to the right of the apse, and portions of the stained glass windows are visible on the aisle side of the church.

Holy Rosary Cathedral, 646 Richards Street, pulpit

Item is a photograph of the pulpit and cathedra in the apse of the Holy Rosary Cathedral (646 Richards Street). The vaulted ceiling of the apse and some of the stained glass are visible, as is the detailed carving of the pulpit and wooden altarpiece.

Holy Rosary Cathedral, 646 Richards Stret, aisle and nave

Item is a photograph of the inside of the Holy Rosary Cathedral (646 Richards Street). The photograph is taken from the left aisle near the rear of the church; a side alter at the left transept is visible at the end of the aisle, the columns and vaulted ceiling are well detailed, the pulpit can be seen near part of the apse, a section of pews in the nave and the stained glass windows on the opposite side of the church can also be seen.

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.

Old Sailors Home, 500 Alexandra Street

Item is a photograph of the south facade of the Old Sailors Home building (500 Alexander Street). The archway detail, building name, and stained glass above the door are all visible.

St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church, 1012 Nelson Street

Item is a photograph of the interior of St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church (1012 Nelson Street) from an aisle on the right. The internal pillars, arches, pews in the nave, and the right transept are visible in the photograph.

St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church, 1012 Nelson Street

Item is a photograph of the interior of St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church (1012 Nelson Street) from an elevated position at the rear of the nave. The nave, containing the pews, the apse, the altar and stained glass window, and right transept and arch are visible in the photograph

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, 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.

Vancouver Block clock tower and Birks sign

Item is a photograph of the upper floors and clock tower of Vancouver Block (736 Granville Street) taken from Howe Street over the top of the lower portion of the of the Toronto Dominion Bank tower (700 W. Georgia Street). The photograph details the clock face with neon tubing visible (though turned off), as well as the detailed cornices and caryatids that decorate the upper floor and tower. Atop the tower is a large rotating sign for Birks.