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 ta
g 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.