Electra - 989 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC
Electra    - 989 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC

The ELECTRA is a solid heritage class building built in 1957 (formerly the BC Hydro headquarters) converted into strata units in 1995. It is one of the most striking buildings of the post-war building boom in British Columbia. Designed by well-known architects Ron Thom and Ned Pratt of the pre-eminent local firm Thompson, Berwick and Pratt, this building is a choice example of West Coast modern architecture and was selected as a Recent Landmark of class "A" merit to be added to the Vancouver Heritage Register.

        Superior Construction

  • Solid concrete construction of proven durability
  • Complete redesign and new construction
  • High acoustic privacy from suspended ceiling construction
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • New expanded-windows with opening sections
  • Very high ratio of windows to floor space
  • Three high-speed elevators
  • Privacy of no neighbours across the hall
  • Fully sprinklered
  • Central hot water

       Grand Entrances and Dramatic Views

  • Elegant foyer with double height ceiling and Italian marble terrazzo floors
  • Expansive elevator lobbies
  • Architect designed suites and common areas
  • Panoramic views in all directions

        Options To Enhance Your Living Pleasure

  • On-floor laundry facilities
  • On-floor storage for each suite
  • Three guest suites
  • Suites from 330 - 1,810 square feet Energy Efficiency and Security
  • Tinted energy-efficient double glazed windows
  • Power smart electrical fixtures
  • Building security system
  • On-site management office and resident manage]
  • Cost effective heating and cooling utilizing a heat pump system

        Amenities and Landscape Features

  • Fitness Centre
  • Club Room with Library
  • Indoor/outdoor Garden Court
  • Main floor Conference Centre
  • Hobby areas
  • Storage for over 300 bicycles
  • Distinctive exterior and interior landscaping
  • Open air south terrace area

      Attractive Interior Appointments

  • Higher than average ceilings in all suites
  • Solid core wood passage doors and glass pocket doors (select suites)
  • Deep-pile carpeting
  • Imported ceramic tile on floors, backsplashes and tub surrounds
  • Space-efficient Eurostyle kitchens
  • Brand name appliances
  • Three custom designed interior colour schemes
  • Mirrored bedroom closet doors (select suites) and closet organizers

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