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|647 Michigan Street|
Victoria BC Canada
|Units / Rooms||212|
| - residential|
| - highrise|
| - international|
| - glass|
| - concrete|
| ||Heights|| ||Value||Source / Comments|| |
|Main roof||203 ft|
• Tallest building in Victoria and the reason for the 43m height limit imposed in the 1970's following a highrise construction boom.
• Many residents became excessively opposed to highrise developments following the completion of Orchard House due to it's appearance in the skyline.
• The tower slab blocks the view of the Olympic Mountains in the slght-line down Douglas St., Victoria's main downtown street.
• In the late 1990s the thin sides of the tower were painted violet. Originally they were pink.
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Drawing by Mike K.
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