When the Georgia Viaduct was rebuilt (1969-1972), the physical hub of Vancouver’s black community was razed, dispersing the diverse immigrant enclave. Today, thanks to the Hogan’s Alley Society, important community buildings are going up.
Archive of posts tagged "archives photo"
VE Day Celebrated in Vancouver: This day marked the end of the conflict with Hitler’s Germany, with surrender on May 7, 1945, and May 8, 1945, being declared officially as V-E Day.
Photos of Vancouver in 1886 from the City of Vancouver Archives. On April 6, 1886 Vancouver was incorporated.
Vancouver’s Centennial Mascot was Tillicum the Sea Otter: I found a whole collection of photos in the Vancouver Archives featuring this (would be) Insta-famous character.
Canadian American Border at Peace Arch Park: History of the Peace Arch with photos from the City of Vancouver Archives.