Manulife Place from street level in June 2010
|Location||10180 101 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
($206 million in 2013 dollars)
|Roof||146.36 m (480.2 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Clifford Lawrie Bolton Ritchie Architects, Lawrie, Bolton, Ritchie Architects|
|Structural engineer||Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.|
|Main contractor||PCL Constructors, Inc.|
Manulife Place is a highrise office building and shopping centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was completed in 1983 to the design by Clifford Lawrie Bolton Ritchie Architects. It is located at the corner of 102 Avenue and 101 Street.
The two level shopping concourse houses luxury Holt Renfrew's Edmonton store as well as many upscale shops. It connects by skywalk bridge to Edmonton City Centre and Commerce Place. The shopping centre features 22 stores and 3 restaurants. Its namesake is Manulife Financial.
At 146 meters (479 ft) tall, with 36 floors, it is the tallest building in Edmonton to date. It was overtaken in 2011 by Epcor Tower when flagpoles are taken into account at 149.4 meters (490 ft).
History of the site
Manulife Place was constructed by the local general contractor PCL Construction Ltd. with another local contractor C.W.Carry Ltd. manufacturing and erecting the structural steel.
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