Quality Hotel Downtown
1335 Howe St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1R7
Phone: (604) 682-0229
Fax: (604) 662-7566
1335 Howe St., Vancouver, BC, CA, V6Z 1R7
- Phone: (604) 682-0229
- Fax: (604) 662-7566
Serving Vancouver for over 50 years, Blacktop & Checker Cabs has been in the forefront of providing 24-hour, comfortable yet affordable transportation service. With a fleet of well-maintained cabs, you are sure to reach your destination on time. Blacktop & Checker Cabs also provides airport service, sightseeing tours, a 24-hour courier service and deluxe transportation.
St. Paul's Hospital opened in 1894 and is a downtown research center that offers a variety of health care facilities. It has separate wards for emergency, psychiatric, cardiac, renal, geriatric, and HIV/AIDS treatment. There is underground, street parking in and around the hospital.
These small boats provide convenient daily commuter ferry service. Check website for details.
At First Baptist Church in Vancouver expect to be overwhelmed with prayers and services. The history of the church dates back to 1886. For those who are fascinated with old buildings and architecture will certainly be fascinated with this church. Though architecturally old, the church has adapted well to modern thinking and changing times. It has several facilities for its members. One of them being the library which has more than 3000 books, audio books, CDs, DVDs and much more. The church is actively involved in community affairs and social service. The church doors are open to all so drop by anytime and take part in its service.
The Arts Club Theatre Company has two locations to choose from: One is a 450-seat venue converted from an industrial warehouse on Granville Island, and the other is the Stanley Theatre, a restored 1920s movie house on South Granville. Both showcase top-rated local musicals, comedies and, new and classical drama. Check website for further details.
This modern college campus on Granville Island is named after the 19th century's Emily Carr, one of Canada's most famous artists. Stop by while you're on the island shopping or enjoying the parks and it is surely going to be a memorable visit. Over 75 years old, this cutting edge art and design school offers galleries, a cafe and shops. There are often events, guest speakers, exhibitions and student art sales to check out. The building's construction alone with clean lines of glass, concrete and burnished steel; are worth a look.
One of the architectural masterpieces of the modern era, the Robson Square epitomizes the genius of architect Arthur Erikson. Made primarily of gray concrete, this building is constructed with the idea of a 'sky-scraper laid on its side', thus making it a horizontally huge structure. The UBC Robson Square shares this space with other prominent structures like the Provincial Law Courts and government office buildings. This venue offers a space of about 70,000 square feet, which is divided into meeting rooms, seminar spaces, computer laboratories and reception areas. The UBC Robson Square also has a theater on its premises which can seat about 300 people. The staff at this venue strives to make sure your event runs smoothly and also offers catering services. For more information on upcoming events and other details, check the website or call ahead.
In 1888, the view from across the Burrard Inlet enticed wealthy buyers to purchase the undeveloped property, and for a few decades, the area catered to the elite. West End has evolved into an eclectic fusion of architecture and residents. It lies along some of Vancouver's favorite beaches, is very close to both Robson's shopping corridor and Stanley Park, has boutiques and restaurants, and includes the largest gay community in Canada. Historical landmarks, including Barclay Heritage Square and the Roedde House Museum, are often used for movie and television filming locations.
All the action is right here: sightseeing, shopping, dining and entertainment. Go underground to the Pacific Centre, built beneath downtown's busiest area. There are movie cineplexes on Granville, as well as many live music and theatre venues. The Commodore Ballroom, Yale, and Starfish Room are great for live music. Also downtown are BC Place and General Motors Place stadiums. Many of the city's most exciting restaurants specialize in everything from international to West Coast cuisine.
Vancouver is regarded as the cultural and social hub and hence an ideal location for the Vancouver Academy of Music. Classrooms, rehearsal facilities for orchestra, choir and ballet, instruction in music are offered at the academy. Students wishing to pursue music academically can approach the Academy with their concerns. There is a performance venue within the academy, where students usually perform. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
University Canada West is located at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This educational institute was established in the year 2005, and it offers under-graduate as well as graduate courses. For more details, check website.
Ashton College was established in the year 1998, and is a post-secondary institute. This college apart from imparting knowledge also focuses on shaping up the students' career. For more details, check website.