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Living Shangri-La
The Living Shangri-La in November 2009
General information
Type Hotel, Residential, Office
Location 1128 West Georgia Street
Coordinates 49°17′09″N 123°07′25″W / 49.28583°N 123.12361°W / 49.28583; -123.12361Coordinates: 49°17′09″N 123°07′25″W / 49.28583°N 123.12361°W / 49.28583; -123.12361
Construction started 2005
Completed 2008
Cost CDN$ 350 million
Antenna spire 201 m (659 ft)
Roof 197 m (646 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 62
Floor area 64,692 square metres (696,339 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect James K.M. Cheng Architects Inc.

Living Shangri-la is a mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the tallest building in both Metro Vancouver and British Columbia. The tower has a 5-star hotel and the offices on the first 15-floors. The rest of the tower has condominium apartment units occupying it. It is the 22nd tallest building in Canada. The cost of the building is $350 million. The tower crane that is on the top of the building was fitted with Christmas lights on November 13 and was the tallest crane that was illuminated in the city of Vancouver in 2007.

The building was featured as the headquarters of the fictional company ENCOM International in the 2010 movie Tron: Legacy.

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