Fairmont Pacific Rim

Mixed-use building in Vancouver, British Columbia

The Fairmont Pacific Rim is a hotel and condominium building in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The high-end skyscraper is 140 metres (460 ft) of 48 stories. It was opened on February 4, 2010. It is also part of the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts.

Fairmont Pacific Rim
The Fairmont Pacific Rim in April 2010
General information
Opened4 February 2010

Location change

The building is located at 1038 Canada Place in Downtown Vancouver in the Coal Harbour neighbourhood. It is right beside the Shaw Tower. It was opened just over a week before the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The first 22 floors make up a hotel, with the rest of the floors being condominiums.

On July 13, 2013, Glee star Cory Monteith, aged 31, was found dead in his room on the 21st floor.[1]

The hotel occupies the first 22 floors of the 44 storey building.

History change

This is the fourth Fairmont Hotel in the Vancouver Metropolitan Area.

In 2007, the condominiums were pre-sold at a price of $2,100 per square foot one of the highest in Canada at the time.[2]

References change

  1. "Glee actor Cory Monteith found dead". The Sydney Morning Herald. July 14, 2013. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  2. "King of high-price condos coming to town" Archived 2012-10-18 at the Wayback Machine, Toronto Star, February 10, 2007.

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