The Vancouver Public Library central branch was built in the Roman Coluseum theme.
Excavation began at the Library Square site in January, 1993. It took 26 months to complete the project.
The library building is 37,000 square meters (398,000 square feet) of which 32,500 square meters (349,100 square feet) are occupied by the library

Vancouver Library site

Map to the right courtesy of "Street-Wise" Map Book
Publisher Westport Publishing Co. Ltd.
#304-895 Fort St., Victoria, BC V8W 1H7 1-800-265-1108