City Drinks at the Sun Tower

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It was once the tallest building in the British Empire and you have the chance to tour a renovated floor of this iconic building during Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s “City Drinks at the Sun Tower” event this month.

Pender, East of Cambie. Archives Item# Str N164. Photographer: W.J. Moore

Enjoy music, drinks, history, and a tour of an upper floor of the Sun Tower. Guests can purchase raffle tickets to win some great prizes including a chance to visit the roof of the Sun Tower, normally closed to the public, and a professional photo shoot of your home by architectural photographer, Martin Knowles.

1913: Archives# CVA 371-728. Photo by R. Broadbridge.

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation also welcomes Daniel Francis historian and author of several Vancouver history books including LD: Mayor Louis Taylor and the Rise of Vancouver. Local jazz musicians James Danderfer and David Blake will set the mood as we enjoy a Sun Tower inspired cocktail from Bambudda bar manager Buck Friend.

City Drinks at the Sun Tower will take place between 6:00pm and 9:00pm on Thursday, June 19, 2014. Tickets are on sale now for $75 (which includes a tax deductible $35 donation).

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