(As you may remember the Vancouver Public Library started on Cordova Street in 1887 then moved to the Carnegie Centre at Main and Hastings from 1903 to 1957. The library then moved here in 1957.)
(On February 4, 2011 I made an entry concerning the Grandfather of Electricity, Johannes Buntzen. What he started was truly remarkable.0
The Electra, as this building was also known as, was especially awe inspiring at night since it was company practice then to leave all the lights on. Can you imagine this immense tower all lit up at night? What a sight that would have been. Of course now it would never be allowed what with the movement to conserve our resources.
I hope you find the beauty around you.
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