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Old February 8th, 2010, 01:25 AM   #1
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Vancouver Pre-Olympics

photos from the last couple weeks has Vancouver readys for the games!

view from Granville Island - looking north east




granville Island hotel


the Erickson - recently completed




a restful spot








new tower raising the height (Patina)


Swiss house - their home for the Olympics














winter flowers




inside the olympic line


downtown


Lunar Fest - part of the cultural olympiad


new installation under the skytrain in richmond
















this end of Granville isn't usually so busy








they cleaned part of the building!


CTV setting up in the street which will become pedestrian only






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Old February 8th, 2010, 01:57 AM   #2
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Out of pure curiosity - what is the avarage cost of houses like these?

Very nice pictures btw!
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Old February 8th, 2010, 02:11 AM   #3
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i don't know but less than a typical house - maybe in the $300,000 range - they are like rentals too you have to pay fees monthly for docking - the value is in what it is like construction costs - not to and land value whioch around is the biggest cost
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Old February 8th, 2010, 02:16 AM   #4
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Great shots...those glass buildings are so beautiful!!
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Old February 10th, 2010, 09:53 AM   #5
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took some more today - amazing weather

the blue lights in yaletown - much cooler in person



the home of yahoo! in yaletown - there is a cool window interactive thing you can play around with


Pacific centre dressing up their corner


i really like the fences





signage








do they not want people from Ontario riding bikes?




















the aboriginal pavillion
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Old February 10th, 2010, 09:54 AM   #6
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CTV studio - all pics by me




Robson prepares for pedestrians



the cool peace project inside the library



the other project


the TV is extremely loud


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woof












countdown clock!


sort of see some kind of drill going on


Ontario house


more flags


shutdown


lighting!



new screen


projection in the windows
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Old February 10th, 2010, 10:06 AM   #7
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OMG I used to live in those spectrum tower, and walk everyday on citadel parade, plus west georgia,,, so excited to see al the olympic spirit
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Old February 10th, 2010, 10:08 AM   #8
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yes lots of flags all over the condos here its hard to capture them all - looks awesome
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Old February 10th, 2010, 10:17 AM   #9
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So cool! Can't wait!!!
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Amazing, very nice photos of Vancouver
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Beautiful city! Seems to be ready for the Olimpics
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A Georgian athlete died today during the Luge practice run.
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nice photos or our beautiful Vancouver.
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