Vintage photos of Vancouver and British Columbia amaze and startle
In 1889 Montreal photographer William McFarlane Notman went to the top of the Canadian Pacific Railway’s new Hotel Vancouver and took a photo of downtown, looking north.
There Used To Be A Pier Right Here
English Bay Pier in 1916 One of the greatest mysteries to me is the disappearance of the famous pier that used to exist in English Bay. Built in 1907, the walking/bathing pier was the principal attraction for summer strollers doing their evening promenade and even featured a glassed in dance hall called "The Prom" for fashionable couples to romance the night away. For over 30 years people enjoyed this delightful extension into the ocean but neglected its upkeep and, on April 17th 1938, it…
History - North Vancouver - North Vancouver Museum and Archives
North Vancouver History highlights! Learn about the history and development of the community through our online exhibits and collection.
Woodwards Wonderful Toyland Santa Button 1940s 1 1 2 Defunct Department Store
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Power, corruption and lies – new book on Vancouver history digs deep
A man and woman walk across the still-relatively-new Lions Gate Bridge, 1939. City of Vancouver Archives. CVA 260-995. Photograph by James Crookall.It̵...
Park Royal Shopping Centre, opened in 1950, is a shopping mall located in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Park Royal is officially Canada's first covered shopping mall. Park Royal currently markets itself as five star shopping and has undergone significant changes to attain this. The shopping centre was originally anchored by Woodward's.