Vancouver Beaches Then and Now

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Inspired by today’s soggy weather, and the recent announcement that English Bay will be getting a Cactus Club, I thought I would profile Vancouver beaches, Then and Now.

Tidal Flats at Jericho Beach
1890


Archives item # Be P41

2010


Photo credit: Brad-514 on Flickr

Kitsilano Pool / Beach
1931


Archives item # Be N51.1

2008


Photo credit: zemistor on Flickr

English Bay
1890s


Archives item # CVA 1376-227

2010


Photo credit: Daniel Peckham on Flickr

All then photos are courtesy of the Vancouver Archives. Should you have a theme idea for the next Then and Now installment please feel free to submit your suggestion in the comments.

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4 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Dan RThursday, March 25th, 2010 — 1:15pm PST

    Do you mean 1880s for the English Bay one?

  2. Miss604Thursday, March 25th, 2010 — 1:17pm PST

    1890s 😉

  3. joe sullivanFriday, March 26th, 2010 — 10:04am PST

    woah that’s drastic

  4. Sean ZandbergSaturday, March 27th, 2010 — 4:19pm PST

    Awesome stuff! Those visuals are epic!

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