Archive of posts tagged "then and now"

Then and Now Vancouver Hotels


Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 — 3:22pm PDT
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After staying in 4 hotels over the last 7 nights, I figured a reprise of the “hotel” theme for my Vancouver Then and Now series would be in order. The original photos are from the City of Vancouver Archives’ online collection, and some of the new images are from Google Street Views. Then and Now […]

Vancouver History: Before and After – Apartments 2


Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 — 9:00am PDT
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I am currently traveling to Switzerland on a media trip although I’ve come to a halt at Heathrow in London. My first flight to Geneva has been canceled due to weather (or as the pilot said “wind so fast it’s bound to turn your umbrella inside out.”) As such, I thought it would be a […]

Vintage Vancouver Photos of Dogs Around Town


Thursday, November 5th, 2009 — 1:50pm PDT
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This morning I asked my Twitter followers what today’s “Then and Now” theme should be and I received some great suggestions. One that stuck out (hat tips to Patty Gibson) was a feature about dogs and their owners. With Vancouver being such a dog-friendly city, complete with doggy day spas, dog bakeries, with a selection […]

Vancouver History: Before and After Part Eight


Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 — 9:00am PDT
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For the eight installment of my Then and Now Vancouver photography series I thought I would change things up a bit. I’m going to be using images from the City of Vancouver Archives but instead of modern day images for the “now” portion of the post, I will be using Google Street Views. Hornby @ […]

Then and Now Photos of Vancouver Hotels


Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 — 1:57pm PDT
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I’ve stayed in over a dozen hotels this year and I must admit that I’ve only ever stayed in a Vancouver hotel once. This week’s installment of my “Then and Now series features the cornerstone of our tourism community, hotels. Hotel Vancouver The first Hotel Vancouver from the 1880s was on Georgia at Granville. The […]

Vancouver History: Before and After Part Six


Friday, September 18th, 2009 — 9:59am PDT
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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 […]