Vancouver Icons: Alexandra Park, Haywood Bandstand. Archive photos and a bit of history about this landmark heritage building
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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).
The Spring sculpture at Robson Square. The steel feature was installed in 1981 and is the work of artists Alan Chung Hung.
You may have passed the giant “W” in New Westminster’s Pier Park every day, twice a day, looking down from the SkyTrain, or you may be like me and have only seen it in Instagram photos until now. This week I met up with some friends in the Royal City, who showed me the park […]
Burnaby Mountain Park is home to one of the best panoramic views of Vancouver, and mixes of natural, recreational and cultural elements including the Playground of the Gods. Playground of the Gods on Burnaby Mountain Poised at the top of the mountain, overlooking the region, is “Kamui Mintara” or “The Playground of the Gods”, built […]
There are photo opportunities scattered throughout the Vancouver’s 52-hectare Queen Elizabeth Park. At 152 metres above sea level, it’s the highest point in Vancouver and makes for spectacular views of the park, city, and mountains on the North Shore. Photos abound of its gorgeously landscaped quarry garden, the arboretum with its collection of exotic and […]