Manulife Place is a highrise office building and shopping centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was completed in 1983 and designed by Clifford Lawrie Bolton Ritchie Architects. It is located at the corner of 102 Avenue and 101 Street in Downtown Edmonton.
Manulife Place in May 2016
Location within Edmonton
|Location||10180 101 Street NW|
($230 million in 2018 dollars)
|Roof||146.36 m (480.2 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Clifford Lawrie Bolton Ritchie Architects, Lawrie, Bolton, Ritchie Architects|
|Structural engineer||Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.|
|Main contractor||PCL Constructors, Inc.|
The two level shopping concourse houses luxury department store Holt Renfrew's Edmonton store as well 22 other stores and 3 restaurants. Manulife Place is connected by the Edmonton Pedway to Edmonton City Centre and Commerce Place. The building's namesake is Manulife.
At 146 meters (479 ft) tall, with 36 floors, it was the tallest building in Edmonton from 1983 until 2011. In 2011 it was overtaken by Epcor Tower at 149.4 meters (490 ft).
History of the site
Manulife Place was constructed by the local general contractor PCL Construction, with another local contractor, C. W. Carry manufacturing and erecting the structural steel.
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| Tallest building in Edmonton