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St. Regis Hotel

City of Vancouver Heritage Building

 

— Architect: W.T. Whiteway —

 
St. Regis Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
June 9, 2010
1. St. Regis Hotel Marker
Inscription.  Of the turn-of-the century hotels built in the downtown area before World War I, this is the last one that has survived as a hotel. Noted architect W.T. Whiteway designed it in 1913. He was the architect of the Sun Tower, the original 1903 Woodard's store, as well as notable buildings in Victoria, Halifax, St. John's and Port Townsend, Washington. The builder, E.J. Ryan, constructed the existing Hotel Vancouver. The St. Regis is a good example of the Edwardian Commercial style. Part of the original tile floor has been preserved in the northwest portion of the building, in addition to the original painted wall sign at the alley and the 1920s neon blade sign at the corner.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 49° 16.986′ N, 123° 6.944′ W. Marker is in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Greater Vancouver. Marker is at the intersection of Dunsmuir Street and Seymour Street, on the left when traveling west on Dunsmuir Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 602 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver BC V6B 1Y6, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
St. Regis Hotel Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
June 9, 2010
2. St. Regis Hotel Marker - wide view
The marker is mounted to the right of the entrance on Dunsmuir Street.
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. Deutschesland Café (within shouting distance of this marker); Randall Building (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Canadian Bank of Commerce Building (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Meet You Under the Clock (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); BC Permanent Building (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); 326 West Pender Street (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Power Block (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Here Stood Hamilton (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vancouver.
 
St. Regis Hotel neon blade sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 9, 2010
3. St. Regis Hotel neon blade sign
St. Regis Hotel - original tilework image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 9, 2010
4. St. Regis Hotel - original tilework
The St. Regis Hotel in 1915 (image courtesy of the Vancouver Public Library) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dominion Photo Company, July 15, 1915
5. The St. Regis Hotel in 1915 (image courtesy of the Vancouver Public Library)
The St. Regis Hotel today image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 9, 2010
6. The St. Regis Hotel today
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 768 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 25, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022