VANCOUVER DETAIL #279: The Sculpture At The Top Of Century House On Richards

VANCOUVER DETAIL #279: The Sculpture At The Top Of Century House On Richards

Even in the fog it's easy to make out the sculpture on the top of the old Beaux-Arts building at 432 Richards Street. From a distance it might look like two beavers spraying clouds of musk on your second to least favourite chess piece (the feeble rook), but the reality of it is far less exciting. It's really just the emblem of the building's original owner, the Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation; two beavers flanking a lighthouse being the early Canadian equivalent of Helvetica in… more 

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