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Old September 6th, 2010, 07:48 PM   #21
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not too old about 15-16 years ago...

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Wow, to think that is now this.............

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Old September 6th, 2010, 09:02 PM   #22
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Here's a good example of how new planting of trees has happened in recent times. If you look at all these old photos there didn't seem to be many trees on streets.

2700 block W 7th - 1976/2010
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Old September 7th, 2010, 03:59 AM   #23
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Nice 'before and after' photos!




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Howe and Georgia Looking North - 1949
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Old September 8th, 2010, 06:13 AM   #24
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Downtown from Stanley Park - 1949

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"Vancouver looking east from Georgia St entrance to Stanley Park. Water in foreground is Coal Harbour, mooring for private craft."
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Old September 9th, 2010, 07:54 AM   #25
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same spot


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Old September 9th, 2010, 08:02 AM   #26
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Are there still electric trolley buses in Vancouver? I remember them from my childhood.c

My GOD how Coal Harbour has changed....
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Old September 9th, 2010, 08:22 AM   #27
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a pier at english bay would be cool again
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Old September 9th, 2010, 08:24 AM   #28
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Are there still electric trolley buses in Vancouver? I remember them from my childhood.c

My GOD how Coal Harbour has changed....
The old electric trolley has been replaced by those double deck UK one.Yeah the Coal Harbour and Yale town has been change dramatic in the last 20 years.
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Old September 9th, 2010, 08:27 AM   #29
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a pier at english bay would be cool again
yeah I would love to see that again.
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Old September 18th, 2010, 08:15 AM   #30
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Lions Gate Bridge Toll Booths - 1949

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"Lions Gate Bridge toll gate at north end."




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Lions' Gate Bridge Evening Traffic, 1954
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Old September 19th, 2010, 09:32 PM   #31
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Can't get enough of these old photos! Keep it up!
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Old September 23rd, 2010, 03:28 AM   #32
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Looking North over Vancouver, BC. In the foreground is False Creek spanned by the old Cambie Street Bridge. The CPR False Creek Yards run along the edge of the City with the Drake Street Roundhouse in the lower left corner.

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Circa August 1974
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Old September 25th, 2010, 11:00 PM   #33
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Gas town 1980.source from Flickr.

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Old September 26th, 2010, 02:38 AM   #34
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old Vancouver hotel.

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old hotel on the corner of Georgia and Granville now where TD building is.

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Old September 26th, 2010, 11:31 PM   #35
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Good ole' Georgia. Crazy how that area used to be residential.
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Old September 27th, 2010, 07:22 AM   #36
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Great updates! I really like the one of Vancouver from above!
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Old October 1st, 2010, 06:10 AM   #37
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Postcard: Georgia & Howe Streets, c.1955

SW corner of Georgia and Howe Streets looking east from the Court House lawn.
"One of the busiest corners in Vancouver is the corner of Granville and Georgia Streets showing the 6-storied Hudson's Bay Department Store Building, Birk's Building across the street and the Vancouver Block."
Pub. by Vancouver Magazine Serv. Ltd., Vancouver, B. C.
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Old October 1st, 2010, 06:51 AM   #38
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oooh air france!

love the billboards
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Old October 2nd, 2010, 12:17 AM   #39
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What is that monstrosity on top of Vancouver Block?
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Old October 2nd, 2010, 07:51 PM   #40
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Once again, great photo Yellow Fever!
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