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BC Electric Building

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Know now as The Electra Building. The 1957 Heritage A listed BC Electric Building was designed by renowned mid-century modern architects Ron Thom and Ned Pratt and features mosaic details by artist B.C. Binning. The the slender profile and Lozenge-Shaped floors enhance the views as this classic building rises up 22 stories at the corner of Nelson and Burrard. It was converted to condominiums in 1995.

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About Electra - The Electra

Built between 1955 and 1957, the former B.C. Electric/Hydro Building is one of the most striking buildings of the post-war building boom in British Columbia.

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It was only a few days after I had moved back to Vancouver. We were living in a temporary place in the Electra building- the former headquarters of BC Hydro. The day earlier I read about the ‘…

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Located prominently on the corner of Burrard and Nelson Streets, south of Vancouver's downtown core, the Former B.C. Hydro Building consists of a 21-storey, distinctively-tapered, lozenge-shaped tower, framed by simple low wings along Burrard and Nelson Streets. The building is adjacent to the slightly earlier Dal Grauer Substation, and is set back from Nelson Street behind a vehicular drop-off.

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