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Vancouver Public Library Main Branch Building on Robson and Burrard


Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 — 11:50am PDT
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A brief history of the Vancouver Public Library’s Main Branch building (1956) on Robson and Burrard which is home to Victoria’s Secret and Bell Media (2019).

A History of Herons in Stanley Park


Sunday, April 14th, 2019 — 9:24am PDT
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A history of herons in Stanley Park, almost 100 years of documented history including the Heron Cam you can log into and view nestlings.

Shakespeare Garden in Stanley Park


Monday, April 8th, 2019 — 3:54pm PDT
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The Shakespeare Garden in Stanley Park is an arboretum featuring trees mentioned in the Bard’s poems and plays.

Spring Sculpture at Robson Square


Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 — 10:43am PDT
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The Spring sculpture at Robson Square. The steel feature was installed in 1981 and is the work of artists Alan Chung Hung.

Vancouver Heritage Week 2019


Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 — 9:30am PDT
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Vancouver Heritage Week is February 18-24, 2019. The Vancouver Heritage Foundation will be offering events that celebrate the power heritage has to bring people together and create a sense of belonging.

Then and Now Public Domain Pics in the Vancouver Archives


Monday, January 14th, 2019 — 1:35pm PDT
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I have dug around a bit more to find a few more Public Domain gems within the city archives’ vast collections, which you are free to use! Here are some of my favourites and just for fun, I’ve positioned them with some current Google Street View images for a Then and Now effect