Today’s collection of photographs from the City of Vancouver Archives is in honour of the quasquicentennial of one of our region’s most recognizable and popular tourist attractions. The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. 1905: Archives# Br P59.1 & 1920s: Archives# CVA […]
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Community festivals and holidays will take us outside this month, under the natural confetti of the cherry blossoms. Spring is here and so is another big list of events including dozens of Cherry Blossom Festival activities, the Surrey Party for the Planet, a selection of theatre performances, and the Stanley Park Easter Train. Photo credit: […]
The Cleveland Dam holds Capilano Lake in North Vancouver, which is used for drinking water and is a part of Capilano River Regional Park. Completed in 1954, it was named for Ernest Cleveland, first chief commissioner of the Greater Vancouver Water District. Archives# CVA 275-20 Looking Down at the Cleveland Dam Local photographers love peeking […]
Vancouver is spectacular from almost any angle but I really love getting above it all when I’m taking a seaplane flight, helicopter ride, or am fortunate to do a ride-along with a traffic plane. There’s quite a bit of aviation history here in BC, as you can find in the Canadian Museum of Flight and […]
The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 94th year on January 1, 2014. Update: If you’re looking for January 2015 events, find them here. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the […]