Cast Iron Panels

Cast Iron Panels (HMWOE)

Location: Victoria, BC 19320 Capital
Country: Canada

N 48° 25.71', W 123° 22.03'

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The cast iron panels on this fence are from the Driard Hotel, built in 1892 and designed by architect John Teaque. It was Victoria's most prestigious hotel prior to the construction of the Empress Hotel. A reconstructed portion of the original hotel facade was incorporated into the bay Centre at the corner of View and Broad Streets.The terra cotta "frozen fountain" to the right of the entrance gate is from the former Kresge's Department Store, a 1930 Art Deco style building which was demolished to make way fro the construction of the Victoria Eaton Centre in 1989 (now The Bay Centre). These artifacts were salvaged by the City of Victoria and are now on loan to the developer of this building.
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 2:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472838 N 5363993
Decimal Degrees48.42850000, -123.36716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.71', W 123° 22.03'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 42.60" N, 123° 22' 1.80" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 599 Pandora Ave, Victoria BC 19320, CA
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