Even though Vancouver is surrounded by water there are man-made aquatic creations placed around the city which each have a unique story to tell. Salmon Fountain-Shrine – Water and Abbott Installed in 1987, this fountain was designed by Sam Carter, an instructor at the Emily Carr Institute of Art. It was commissioned in honor of […]
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This is now the sixth week of my Before and After photo series. I was a bit stumped this morning when trying to think of a theme so I just started typing random search words into the City Archives photo database. Photo: Philip T Timms – Item #: CVA 677-565 What I ended up with […]
Last week I didn’t realize how long I had been running the “then and now” photo series so we had Part Three, twice. I’m back on track this week and I’ve decided to feature transit and bus transport. Vancouver 1948 – Photo credit: Jack Lindsay With everyone heading back to school and with commuting options […]
This is now the fourth week of my Vancouver then and now photo series thanks to the resources available at the City of Vancouver Archives. To celebrate what’s left of summer in the city alongside the launch of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, the theme this week is beaches. English Bay 1912-1925 Photo credit: Private […]
Since the first two installments of my Vancouver History: Before and After Photos have been a big hit (1, 2) it has become a weekly feature. This week is a bit of a hodge podge, featuring landmarks and views. Carnegie Library, Main & Hastings 190? Photographer: Trueman, Richard H. – see also, construction of the […]