Recognized as one of North America’s finest concert halls and one of Canada’s most significant historic interiors, the Orpheum has remained a viable performing arts venue in Vancouver for nearly a century. Built in 1927 as a vaudeville theatre, the building was saved from demolition in the late 1970s and has become a Class A Heritage building.
Proscenium continues to work with the City through incremental phases of work as part of Vancouver Civic Theatres’ long range plan to upgrade the Orpheum to accommodate a broader range of uses. Our award-winning work on the building to date includes the audience chamber, acoustic shell, lobby upgrade and bars, and seating and washrooms.
- Client: City of Vancouver/Vancouver Civic Theatres
- Location: Vancouver, BC
- Size: 85,400 ft² (2,688 seats)
- Completion: 2010
2011 Vancouver Heritage Award
2010 Heritage BC Award of Honour