Hotel Europe (Vancouver)

Hotel Europe (Vancouver)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hotel Europe is a six-story heritage building located at 43 Powell Street (at Alexander) in the Gastown area of Vancouver, British Columbia. The building was commissioned by hotelier Angelo Calori and built in 1908 - 1909 by Parr and Fee Architects. Situated on a triangular lot, the building is designed in the flatiron style. It was the first reinforced concrete structure to be built in Canada and the earliest fireproof hotel in Western Canada. Contractors had to be brought in from Cincinnati, Ohio for the necessary expertise; the Ferro-Concrete Construction Company began this project six years after constructing the first tall concrete building in the world.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135675044
  • 9786135675047