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Fun Fact Friday: 1960s air intake towers still in use

1968 terminal buildingToday's Friday fun fact is brought to you by a pair of groovy-looking architectural features at YVR. Two concrete columnar structures known as the air intake towers can be found flanking either end of the curb at YVR. In fact, these beauties date back to the original 1968 terminal building, as depicted in the photo at left. Symbols of a bygone era of airport design, these towers actually remain functional today, drawing outdoor air into the Domestic Terminal to be warmed or cooled and circulated throughout the building.
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