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Old July 1st, 2008, 02:23 AM   #1
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Vancouver - One A Day

Taken over the past week:
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Old July 1st, 2008, 02:41 AM   #2
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Great idea

I'll definitely follow this one.
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Old July 1st, 2008, 05:57 AM   #3
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Shangri-La makes a huge impact on the skyline. I have to visit Vancouver one of these days...
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Old July 1st, 2008, 11:31 AM   #4
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Great picture! Can't wait to see more.
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Old July 1st, 2008, 10:31 PM   #5
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The new convention centre - opening spring 2009 - taken by deasine
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Old July 1st, 2008, 10:33 PM   #6
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edit: don't want to let this post go to waste, i'll add a bonus picture for today:
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Old July 1st, 2008, 11:04 PM   #7
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Nice pics, these threads are becoming popular - lovely start! The skyline looks beautiful, especially with the expansive woodland in front of it in that top picture.
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 01:02 AM   #8
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I love the trees and the towers near it.
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 05:31 AM   #9
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Great stuff so far mr.x.

I like how well you can see the Kerrisdale tower cluster in the foreground of that first pic.
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 11:22 PM   #10
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Old July 4th, 2008, 07:48 AM   #11
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Old July 5th, 2008, 12:21 AM   #12
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taken by deasine
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Old July 10th, 2008, 07:15 AM   #13
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Old August 5th, 2008, 02:56 AM   #14
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Old August 5th, 2008, 03:32 AM   #15
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Great idea!
I'll follow daily for my dose of Vancity.
Pic of new convention centre includes the new Totem Poles at Stanley Park in the foreground. Read about them here:
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...6#post23523996
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Old August 6th, 2008, 12:32 AM   #16
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The Vancouver skyline from the mountains......you can see a ton of trees in Stanley Park blown down from a major wind storm two years ago.
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It's sad to see the trees gone, but it's nature's renewal. The land will be richer for it in the long term.
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Old August 6th, 2008, 09:46 AM   #18
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It's sad to see the trees gone, but it's nature's renewal. The land will be richer for it in the long term.
I believe part of it is now asphalt, an expanded parking lot.

But we've had worse. We lost 50,000 trees in this storm, but 50 years ago we lost 3-million trees to Typhoon Freda.
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There is no expanded parking lot, the parking lot is being relocated to a better spot so people don't need to cross the the street and risk being hit, the exisiting parking lot will be replanted with trees, I beleive there is acutally a small decrease in pavement.
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Old August 6th, 2008, 08:30 PM   #20
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There is no expanded parking lot, the parking lot is being relocated to a better spot so people don't need to cross the the street and risk being hit, the exisiting parking lot will be replanted with trees, I beleive there is acutally a small decrease in pavement.
Oh, well that's good i guess.



Celebration of Light fireworks.....a crowd of 350,000 on the beaches watching the show plus 1,000 boats on the water.
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