Pacific Northwest Architecture

750 Burrard Street

Formerly known as Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch
Address
750 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1X5
Basic Information
Designed by Semmens and Simpson
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Neighborhood: Downtown Vancouver
More Information
  • Architecture firm: Semmens and Simpson
  • Architect: Harold Semmens
  • Architect: Doug Simpson
  • 1996 renovation by: Edgecombe Realty Advisors
  • July, 1951: This location was selected for a new library.
  • 1952: The city of Vancouver purchased this property to build a new library.
  • April 18, 1956: Groundbreaking
  • November 1, 1957: This building opened at the Vancouver Public Library's main branch.
  • April 22, 1995: The library closed
  • 1996: This building was converted to retail and commercial use.