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growler~GateKeeper October 25th, 2009 09:39 PM

How's this for Canadian Pride? :)
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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 [url][/url] :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.

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