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CBC Regional Broadcast Centre Vancouver

The CBC Regional Broadcast Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, houses the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's radio and television facilities in that city. It is the second largest CBC production facility in English Canada, and the third-largest overall, after Toronto's Canadian Broadcasting Centre and Montreal's Maison Radio-Canada. The building was designed by Paul Merrick for Merrick Architecture and built in 1975.[1]

CBC Regional Broadcast Centre Vancouver
CBC Regional Broadcast Centre 2018.jpg
CBC Regional Broadcast Centre Vancouver in 2018
General information
Location700 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 4A2
Coordinates49°16′45″N 123°06′52″W / 49.27912°N 123.11452°W / 49.27912; -123.11452Coordinates: 49°16′45″N 123°06′52″W / 49.27912°N 123.11452°W / 49.27912; -123.11452
Current tenantsCBUT-DT
CBUFT-DT
CBU
CBU-FM
CBUF-FM
CBUX-FM
CBC Radio 3
Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Vancouver International Children's Festival
Vancouver Folk Music Festival
Completed1975
Renovated2009
OwnerCanadian Broadcasting Corporation
Design and construction
ArchitectPaul Merrick
Architecture firmMerrick Architecture

The building underwent significant renovations, completed in 2009.[1] The expanded facility included community space to house the offices of the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Vancouver International Children's Festival and the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, as well as a 4,000-square-foot (370 m2) performance studio similar to Toronto's Glenn Gould Studio.

The building's address is 700 Hamilton Street in Downtown Vancouver.

In addition to Vancouver's local CBC broadcast stations (CBU, CBU-FM, CBUF-FM, CBUX-FM, CBUT-DT, CBUFT-DT), the national satellite radio network CBC Radio 3 operates from the Vancouver building. It also serves as one of the originating studios for the nightly newscast The National.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vancouver CBC building goes from 'brutalistic' to 'futuristic'". Journal of Commerce. 2010-10-25. Retrieved 2011-02-22.

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