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How's this for Canadian Pride? :)

growler~GateKeeper
October 25th, 2009, 09:39 PM
The Crowne Plaza Hotel Georgia in the heart of Downtown Vancouver opened in 1927, it stands 12 stories tall and is classified as a protected heritage building. While currently undergoing restoration the outside of the building was wrapped in the largest ever produced Canadian Flag :ca:

luckypenny
October 25th, 2009, 10:01 PM
Cool :thumbs up.

hazelrunpack
October 25th, 2009, 10:04 PM
Holy catz!!! :eek: How did they get that up there? :o Looks pretty cool!

Dee-O-Gee
October 25th, 2009, 10:10 PM
Holy smokes Growler -- that's wicked. So what's the produced flag made of? :shrug:

growler~GateKeeper
October 25th, 2009, 11:53 PM
The flag is vinyl, 32 metres high & 64 meters long, here is a time lapse video of the installation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKRy6-xqJKA :cool:

Not only is it very :cool: but the heavy vinyl stops any construction debris from falling onto the sidewalks/streets below :)

:sorry: Hazel :o basically what they did is it's divided into 26 columns including the black border, attached at the top to the scaffolding & they tossed it down covering over the sides of the hotel securing it at the bottom. Walking past on the street there are no gaps between the columns, looks like 1 piece :thumbs up

TeriM
October 26th, 2009, 12:31 AM
Isn't that cool growler :thumbs up. I was working the first day they were installing and it was super cool to see it going up. The office I work at that day has a great view of the building and it makes me smile to see it :).

Love4himies
October 26th, 2009, 06:48 AM
I love it! :thumbs up

cell
October 26th, 2009, 08:40 AM
I like when they are renovating a building exterior and cover it with a picture replicating what the work will look like. But the flag is pretty cool.