CLASSICAL CONCRETE MODERNIST BUILDING
Hyrcoft Towers has become a well-known Landmark Architectural Buidling in Vancouver with rich hisotry. It is a 158-unit concrete classical building bordering Shaughnessy and the South Granville shopping district. The history at Hycroft Towers plays big significance for Vancouver, with a deep history; including housing for War Veterans up until 1960. It was originally constructed as a stark modern building in 1952 by Marwell Construction and designed by Semmens & Simpson Architects. At the time it was recognized as a forward thinking building in Vancouver, and still is recognized by many design enthusiasts acorss North America. The suite range from 540 sq.ft. 1 bedroom units upto 1696 sq.ft. 2 or 3 bedroom corner units. Many have undergone interesting modern renovations given the time, however many residents preseve the interiors. Suites have galvanized steel classical style windows with brass hardware, and traditional radiator heaters. The building features a beautiful large rooftop patios, where residents can enjoy the expansive views of both Shuaghnessy and Downtown Vancouver skyline.