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801 West Georgia

687 Howe Street
Vancouver BC Canada

Construction Dates
  Intended completion date2007
Floor Count51
Basement Floors7
Floor Area37,161 m²
Units / Rooms301
Building Uses
 - mixed use
 - hotel
 - parking garage
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - cantilever

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof532 ftArchitect plans
Glass finger
Main roof512 ftArchitect plans

Developer: Allied Holdings Ltd.

This design was proposed to be built on the site behind the Hotel Georgia which was a four level parking garage at the time. Although the tower was to be on Howe St. it retained the Georgia St. address of the Hotel Georgia.

The design featured a swimming pool with a partial glass floor, and one end of the pool cantilevered out over top of the older hotel building.

A crane was to be used to excavate the site, since the hole would need to be quite deep.

A 600 foot version was proposed by the architect in the summer of 2002, but was withdrawn. http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=9703

Length: 34.1m
Width: 28.3m

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Bing Thom Architects Inc. - Architect

Drawing by MichaelS
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