SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

The Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema and the Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre

Address: 149 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

Accessibility info: There are two entrances, off Hastings Street and off Cordova Street. From the Cordova Street courtyard, one entrance can be accessed by a ramp outside the Woodward's Westbank Atrium. The entrance to the ramp is across from JJ Bean Coffee, under the Stan Douglas Mural.

The entrance off Hastings street is open, but the auto door button is out of service. This entrance is otherwise accessible.

Inside the building all venues are accessible by elevator.


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