Pacific Northwest Architecture

General Motors Place

Also known as
GM Place
The Garage
Address
800 Griffiths Way
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6G1
Basic Information
Designed by Brisbin, Brook and Beynon
Cost CAN$160,000,000
Type
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Neighborhood: Downtown Vancouver
More Information
  • Ice hockey capacity: 18,630
  • Basketball capacity: 19,193
  • Concert capacity: 14,000
  • Building size: 475,000 square feet
  • From February 12, 2010 until February 28, 2010 the building was temporarily named Canada Hockey Place for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
  • September 17, 1995: This building opened to the public.
  • 1995: The Vancouver Canucks hockey team began playing here.
  • 1995: The Vancouver Grizzlies basketball team began playing here.
  • 2001: The Vancouver Grizzlies basketball team stopped playing here.
  • 2001: The Vancouver Ravens lacrosse team began playing here.
  • 2004: The Vancouver Ravens lacrosse team stopped playing here.
  • 1996: The Vancouver Voodoo roller hockey team played here.
  • 2010: This was the primary ice hockey venue for the Winter Olympics.