Pacific Northwest Architecture
Nordstrom Pacific Centre
Also known as
The Great White Toilet
Formerly known as Sears Pacific Centre
Eatons
Address
701 Granville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1E4
Basic Information
Designed by Cesar Pelli
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Floors: 7
Neighborhood: Downtown Vancouver
More Information
  • Original architect: Cesar Pelli.
  • The renovation from a Sears store into a Nordstrom was designed by architect James Cheng. It involved gutting the interior, and stripping off most of the white tile exterior and making it look like two individual glass buildings. The department store occupies the bottom three floors and the top four floors are offices.
  • September, 2012: American department store chain Nordstrom announced plans to move into this building.
  • October 31, 2012: Sears moved out of this building.