Vancouver in Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
City of Vancouver Heritage Building
— Architect: Department of Public Works —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Buildings.
Location. 49° 16.769′ N, 123° 6.652′ W. Marker is in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Greater Vancouver Regional District. Marker is at the intersection of Beatty Street and Dunsmuir Street, on the right when traveling north on Beatty Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 620 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2L9, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sherman (a few steps from this marker); Ram Mk II (a few steps from this marker); 64 Pounder Guns (a few steps from this marker); 326 West Pender Street (approx. BC Permanent Building (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Flack Block (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Here Stood Hamilton (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Dominion Building (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vancouver.
Also see . . .
1. The British Columbia Regiment. The Regiment's website, includes an extended historical section. (Submitted on April 8, 2012.)
2. Armoury. HistoricPlaces.ca's page for Drill Hall. On the Hall's historical value: Constructed as the regimental headquarters for the local militia, the Armoury is closely associated with the building campaign undertaken in conjunction with the development of the Active Volunteer Militia during the period preceding the First World War. During the First World War, the structure functioned as both training and recruitment centres. (Submitted on April 8, 2012.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 8, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.