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Vancouver Icons: BC Sugar


Thursday, August 6th, 2015 — 10:14am PDT
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The BC Sugar Refinery, a behemoth of a complex that you can’t avoid if you’ve ever driven down Powell Street, is Vancouver’s oldest industrial site. Dating back to 1890, the refinery is just four years older than the City of Vancouver itself. It’s frequently used in movie and television production and is often photographed, making […]

Vancouver Icons: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden


Thursday, May 28th, 2015 — 10:14am PDT
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The mission of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden Society, incorporated in 1981, is to maintain and enhance the bridge of understanding between the Chinese and Western cultures, to promote Chinese culture generally, and to be an integral part of the local community. Since Vancouver’s Chinese Garden was built between 1985-1986, it has served as a […]

Vancouver Icons: Museum of Anthropology


Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 — 2:44pm PDT
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The stunning Museum of Anthropology building designed by Arthur Erickson. Located at the University of British Columbia (UBC) near Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Icons: Fort Langley Community Hall


Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 — 10:14am PDT
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The Fort Langley Community Hall might not be located in Vancouver, but with its countless television and film appearances, and being a popular venue for events and gatherings throughout all seasons, it’s today’s (Greater) Vancouver Icons photo feature: Located at 9167 Glover Road, the Fort Langley Community Hall has been used in shows like Once […]

Vancouver Icons Christ Church Cathedral


Monday, April 13th, 2015 — 11:48am PDT
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Christ Church Cathedral, standing strong on the corner of West Georgia and Burrard in Downtown Vancouver, is almost as old as the city itself. A fixture in the community for 125 years, the Cathedral has been working on a revitalization over the last few decades with the last phase of the project including a new […]

Vancouver Icons: Waterfront Station


Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 — 11:44am PDT
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Waterfront Station is a transportation hub in Downtown Vancouver that connects the West Coast Express, Canada Line SkyTrain, Expo Line SkyTrain, SeaBus, and buses outside on Cordova that run all over the city. The current station building was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1914 and is the third station to stand at that […]