Archive of posts tagged "Harbour Centre"

Urban Grind at Harbour Centre

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Are you missing the Grouse Grind at this time of year? Have you been sneaking around the gate to do the trail anyway although authorities urge against it? Do you simply need to spend an hour walking up something after work? Do you like to see an awesome view of the city after you workout […]

On This Day in History: SFU Harbour Centre

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

On this day in 1989 SFU opened a downtown campus in the old David Spencer’s Department Store building on West Hastings between Seymour and Richards. 1930’s – Spencer’s Department Store. Archives item# CVA 1495-32 Built in 1908 and restructured by 1925, the Spencer’s stores in BC were bought up by Eatons in 1948 and most […]

Vancouver Lookout at Harbour Centre

Comments 136 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When people describe what they like most about Vancouver you’ll be sure to hear the scenery top the list. Mountains, ocean, evergreens, park space and beaches are what make our region shine and there’s probably no better vantage point downtown than from the 360 degree deck at the Vancouver Lookout. Fun facts about the Vancouver […]

Vancouver History: Harbour Centre

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

33 years ago today Harbour Centre was officially opened and at 481 feet, it was the tallest building in Vancouver at the time.1 Harbour Centre is the home of The Vancouver Lookout, a revolving restaurant, a mall, various businesses and tech firms, as well as one of SFU‘s downtown campuses. In 1977 it was called […]