Dominion Building

207 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
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When it was completed in 1910, the Dominion Trust Building was the first steel-framed building in Vancouver, and the tallest commercial structure in the British Empire.  At the time, this street was the banking centre of the city. It's $600,000 price tag forced the builder, the Imperial Trust Company, to merge with its rival, the Dominion Trust Company. It's one of the few Beaux-Arts style buildings in the city.