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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).

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’s Snow Lifeguards


Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 — 6:42am PDT
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Vancouver’s Snow Lifeguards: The Park Board has setup lifeguards at lakes and ponds since they are not frozen over but some have attempted to walk or skate on the surfaces.

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

Vancouver in 1919


Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 — 9:00am PDT
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Photos and noteworthy dates and events looking back at Vancouver in 1919. Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives and Chuck Davis’ History of Metropolitan Vancouver.

Local History: King George Boulevard


Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 — 12:56pm PDT
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On this day (October 16) in 1940, the Peace Arch Highway was renamed the King George VI Highway. Today, it’s King George Boulevard. Browse some archive photos of the thoroughfare.