There is a statue in Coal Harbour’s Devonian Harbour Park that is often called the “Flower Lady” as it depicts woman sitting down and there are often fresh-cut flowers in her hands or in her hair. Upon close inspection, you’ll see she is actually looking for something in her purse hence the name of the […]
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Walking into Stanley Park from Coal Harbour the Vancouver Rowing Club is the first structure you see, perched above the water between leafy trees that glow a fiery red in the fall and burst with blossoms in the spring. Photo credit: dons projects on Flickr The rowing club was formed in 1886 and the building […]
Another Vancouver Biennale art project has been donated to the City of Vancouver, this time it’s Echoes by Montreal artist Michel Goulet. Echoes is a set of stainless steel chairs that were originally in the sand at Sunset Beach in 2005 and were moved to Kits Beach for Biennale in 2009. From far away it […]
The Point Atkinson Lighthouse and Lighthouse Park are located in West Vancouver however they’re so frequently photographed, from above, below, the rocks, and the water, that they’re the perfect fit for the Vancouver Icon photo feature series: Charted and named by Captain George Vancouver in 1792, Point Atkinson was an ideal geographic aid to shipping […]
The Inukshuk at English Bay is the focus of many photographs taken by locals and tourists alike. It stars with sunset views, sweeping inlet panoramas, and sparkling fireworks displays. It was the inspiration for the winning logo design for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics (which wrapped up 3 years ago this week). For this reason […]