Western Canadian Place

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Western Canadian Place
Wcp 01.jpg
Western Canada Place, with north tower on the left hand side
General information
Type Office
Location Calgary, Canada
Coordinates 51°02′43″N 114°04′37″W / 51.04528°N 114.07694°W / 51.04528; -114.07694Coordinates: 51°02′43″N 114°04′37″W / 51.04528°N 114.07694°W / 51.04528; -114.07694
Completed 1983
Owner GWL Realty
Height
Roof 164 m (538 ft)[1]
Technical details
Floor count 41[2]
Design and construction
Architect Cohos Evamy

Western Canadian Place is an office tower complex in Calgary, Alberta. It consists of two buildings, the taller North Tower and the shorter South Tower.

It was designed by the architectural firm, Cohos Evamy (the same firm who designed Bankers Hall - East and Bankers Hall - West in Calgary) in late modernist style.[2] The office complex was purchased in 2004 for $230,675,000 by bcIMC and is run for them by GWL Realty Advisors, one of the firms involved in building the structure.

It is the headquarters of Husky Energy and Apache Corp.'s Canadian subsidiary, Apache Canada.

Towers[edit]

The north tower is located at 707 8th Avenue SW, it stands at 164 m (538 ft) or 40 storeys.[1] The south tower is shorter, standing only 30 storeys for a height of 128 meters (420 feet).[3] The ensemble was completed in 1983.

Tower Height Storeys Built Address
North Tower 164 m (538 ft) 41 1983 707 - 8th Avenue SW
South Tower 128 m (420 ft) 31 1983 700 - 9th Avenue SW

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Emporis - Western Canadian Place - North
  2. ^ a b Skyscarper Pages. "Western Canada Place North". Retrieved 2007-09-12. 
  3. ^ Emporis - Western Canadian Place - South