Vintage Vanouver

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Dine in the Sky overlooking English Bay atop the Sylvia Hotel. This souvenir menu features an insert with the daily specials for Sept The hotel and restaurant are still there. O Canada, Canada Travel, Vancouver Hotels, Vancouver Island, World Beautiful City, City Sketch, Around The World In 80 Days, Iconic Photos, Local History

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illustratedvancouver: “ Dine in the Sky overlooking English Bay atop the Sylvia Hotel. This souvenir menu features an insert with the daily specials for September 19, 1953. Look at the back cover of...

Moon Glow Cabaret, 331 East Georgia Street, February 1966 The Moon Glow was already closed for a few years when this photo was taken, but in the late and early it was an R&B club. Vancouver, Georgia Street, Seymour, Visit Canada, Quebec City, Slums, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Sites, Historical Pictures

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Moon Glow Cabaret, 331 East Georgia Street, February 1966 The Moon Glow was already closed for a few years when this photo was taken, but in the late 1950s and early 60s, it was an R&B club. Tommy...

The Smilin' Buddha Every action has a reaction, and this Hastings Street dive, which in its R days once played host to an unknown Jimi Hendrix, in the late was the centre of Vancouver's explosion of DIY punk culture. Vancouver Bars, Vancouver Island, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Seymour, Heritage Foundation, Most Beautiful Cities, History Facts

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Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret, n.d. Source: Photo by Brian Kent for the Vancouver Sun, via BC Business Magazine

West Hastings looking east from Homer, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Images, Vancouver, Past Tense, Local History, Past Life, Historical Pictures, British Columbia, West Coast

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Hotel Vancouver Menu, Tuesday 9 March 1937 You can see what was for dinner that day here. Two years later, the current Hotel Vancouver opened for business and this old beauty was transformed into a barracks for soldiers for the duration of WWII. World Beautiful City, Vancouver Hotels, New West, History Facts, Vintage Advertisements, British Columbia, Soldiers, Vintage Photos, Wwii

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Hotel Vancouver Menu, Tuesday 9 March 1937 You can see what was for dinner that day here. Two years later, the current Hotel Vancouver opened for business and this old beauty was transformed into a...

Vancouver Harbour, Monday 1 July 1889 Past Tense, Iconic Photos, Back In The Day, British Columbia, Photo Cards, West Coast, Sea Shells, Vancouver, Sailing

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The West End.once upon a time (via Equinox Gallery Vancouver - Westend from Burrard Bridge by Fred Herzog) Saul Leiter, Fred Herzog, Photographs Of People, Vancouver Island, Downtown Vancouver, Toronto, Most Beautiful Cities, West End, Historical Photos

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Arthur Murray and more neon, Vancouver 1960 by Fred Herzog William Eggleston, Saul Leiter, Stephen Shore, Paolo Roversi, Tim Walker, Richard Avedon, Peter Lindbergh, Fred Herzog, Mary Pratt

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Yaletown, 1912 Pretty sure this is the current Library Square site. Source: Detail from William Stark photo, City of Vancouver Archives Richmond Vancouver, Vancouver Bc Canada, Vancouver City, Seymour, Fraser Valley, Library Locations, Past Tense, Iconic Photos, Historical Pictures

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Yaletown, 1912 Pretty sure this is the current Library Square site. Source: Detail from William Stark photo, City of Vancouver Archives #PAN P98

West Cordova Street looking west from Carrall Street, This intersection, from the to the was the center of the loggers' district. [City of Vancouver Archives; Historical Images, Historical Sites, Georgia Street, Downtown Vancouver, Interesting Buildings, Army & Navy, Old City, Old Pictures, Fotografia

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Early stages of the Viaduct British Columbia, Vancouver, Old Things, Tower, History, Street, Building, Travel, Vintage

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Train, 1959 Photo showing the Sun Tower, Beatty Street Drill Hall, the Dunsmuir Tunnel, and the old Georgia Viaduct. Source: Leif Sorensen Collection, via Old Time Trains

Grant Street & Victoria Drive, 1905 Clearing land for a blacksmith shop. Source: City of Vancouver Archives Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Blacksmith Shop, Past Tense, Horse Drawn, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, History Facts

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images that may or may not be historical, related to vancouver, or my wordpress blog, past tense. You can also follow me on twitter. Most of these images were found online. If any belong to you, you...

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