Fairmont Pacific Rim

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Fairmont Pacific Rim
The Fairmont Pacific Rim in April 2010
General information
Opened4 February 2010

The Fairmont Pacific Rim is a hotel and condominium building in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The high-end skyscraper is 140 metres (460 ft) of 48 stories. It was opened on February 4, 2010. It is also part of the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts.

Location[change | change source]

The building is located at 1038 Canada Place in Downtown Vancouver in the Coal Harbour neighbourhood. It is right beside the Shaw Tower. It was opened just over a week before the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The first 22 floors make up a hotel, with the rest of the floors being condominiums.

On July 13, 2013, Glee star Cory Monteith, aged 31, was found dead in his room on the 21st floor.[1]

The hotel occupies the first 22 floors of the 44 storey building.

History[change | change source]

This is the fourth Fairmont Hotel in the Vancouver Metropolitan Area.

In 2007, the condominiums were pre-sold at a price of $2,100 per square foot one of the highest in Canada at the time.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Glee actor Cory Monteith found dead". The Sydney Morning Herald. July 14, 2013. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  2. "King of high-price condos coming to town" Archived 2012-10-18 at the Wayback Machine, Toronto Star, February 10, 2007.

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