“The Hollywood Theatre is one of the last surviving neighbourhood cinemas in Vancouver, and is a superior example of the Art Deco style. Architect Harold Cullerne designed the elegant theatre with neon signs reflective of the streamlined Jazz Age. Run by the Fairleigh family for four generations, it evoked the glamour and elegance of the 1930s, a time when Vancouver was growing rapidly, building landmark structures such as Vancouver City Hall, the Lions Gate Bridge and the Burrard Bridge, Art Deco icons that still define our city. This style proclaimed the modernity of the young city and a progressive attitude.”  Donald Luxton & Associates, Inc.
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 Original Signage, to be restored.
  1.  Painting & repair of existing stepped front parapets, undulating second floor front facade treatment with angled wall planes and vertical pilasters, and vertical / horizontal shadow banding.  2.  Restoration of multi-paned steel sash windows on second floor front facade.  3.  Restoration (painting & repair) of inset scroll figures in panels at the top of facade & doors.  4.  Restoration of all exterior sheet metal at canopy.  5.  Restoration of all exterior signage.  6.  Restoration of neon lighting in soffit.  7.  Painting, cleaning, & scraping of original storefront elements including ticket booth.
 The Hollywood Golden Era, Portrait by Tamara De Lempicka.
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Step One: Extrude 6 Storeys.
Step Two: Pull Massing South.
Step Three: Step North Side To Shadow Less, push Back Commercial For Public Realm.
Step Four: Create an Overhang.
Step Five:  Create an Architectural Expression to compliment the Hollywood Theatre.
 The Hollywood Golden Era, Portrait by Tamara De Lempicka.
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 Orignal Ticket Booth, to be restored.
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 Orignal Interior, to be restored.
 The Hollywood Golden Era, Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers.
 Original Lobby Floor.
 Original Washroom Finishes.
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