The Vancouver Heritage Foundation has partnered with JJ Bean Coffee Roasters for an informative workshop focusing on the Marine Building, one of Vancouver’s most well-loved structures. As one of the building’s most recent tenants, JJ Bean will host Sunday Morning at the Marine and shine a spotlight on this art deco gem.
Construction began March 13, 1929 with a ceremony attended by Mayor W.H. Malkin who blew a golden whistle to start the excavators in motion. The building formally opened October 7, 1930 with 21 floors at a height of 321 feet – it defined Vancouver’s skyline.
Where: JJ Bean at the Marine Building (355 Burrard)
When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tickets: Available online for $25 or call (604) 246-9642.
Sunday Morning at the Marine includes JJ Bean specialty coffee and baked goods, a coffee tasting with John Neate founder and owner of JJ Bean, a talk from Joost Bakker, Dialog, the Architect behind the renovation, and a guided tour of the historic Marine Building lobby.
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