TIME OVERTAKES THE MARINE BUILDING
Seventy-five years ago, the cornerstone was laid for the grandest and most opulent skyscraper Vancouver had ever seen. Built at the onset of the Great Depression, the Marine Building would prove to be a financial bust, driving its original owners broke. But artistically, it was a complete success, arguably the best building ever built in Vancouver, and one of the finest examples of art deco architecture in the world.
Full article by JOHN MACKIE here, VANCOUVER SUN 03.31.2011
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