Archive of posts tagged "Victory Square"

Vancouver Icons: Victory Square

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On April 30th 1886, Lauchlan Hamilton – a CPR land commissioner and surveyor – laid out the plans for the corner of Cambie and Hastings. This is the site of Victory Square today, and the subject of this week’s Vancouver Icons photo post. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr 1924. Archives# CVA 99-1477. Photographer: […]

Victory Square Block Party 2010

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This year’s Victory Square Block Party happens this Sunday, September 5th in the iconic meeting place on the edge of Gastown. Festivities will be at Cambie and Hastings from 2:00pm until 9:00pm and the Block Party is totally free for the public. Music and comedic guests include: The Pack AD, The Tranzmitors, Apollo Ghosts, Lord […]

Vancouver History: Victory Square

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SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Victory Square to me means remembrance as each year on November 11th the city gathers to remember and honor those who gave their lives for this country. However while searching through my favourite local source, Vancouver History, I found out a bit more about this monument. “April 27, 1924: The Cenotaph at […]