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List of Famous Vancouver Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Vancouver skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Vancouver architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Vancouver are included on this list. Information about these Vancouver buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Vancouver and older historic landmarks.

This list has a variety of buildings, like Hidden Houses and Museum of Anthropology at UBC, in it.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Vancouver?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Vancouver. Famous architectural houses within the city of Vancouver are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
    • City/Town: Vancouver, Canada, British Columbia, North America
  • BC Place is a multi-purpose stadium located at the north side of False Creek, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is owned and operated by the BC Pavilion Corporation, a crown corporation of the province. It is currently the home of the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League and Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer as well as the BC Sports Hall of Fame. The stadium also served as the main stadium for the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2010 Paralympics which Vancouver hosted. The stadium opened on June 19, 1983 and was built as an indoor structure with an air-supported roof, the largest of its kind in the world upon its opening. Following the 2010 Winter Olympics, BC Place was...  more
    • City/Town: Vancouver, Canada
    • Opened: Jun 19 1983
    • Architecture Firm: Studio Phillips Barrett
    • Created By: Studio Phillips Barrett
    • Construction Started: 1981-04
  • Bentall 5 or Five Bentall Centre is a 35-floor skyscraper located at 550 Burrard Street in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Part of the Bentall Centre complex, it stands at 140 m, making it the 8th-tallest building in the city. The building was constructed in two phases, with the first 22 floors completed by the end of 2002 and the 23rd to 35th floors completed in late 2007....  more
    • City/Town: Vancouver, Canada
    • Opened: Jan 01 2007
    • Construction Started: 2001
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    Bessborough Armoury

    Bessborough Armoury is a Canadian Forces armoury located at 2025 West 11th Avenue in Vancouver, British Columbia....  more
    • City/Town: British Columbia, Canada
    • Opened: Jan 01 1934