Archive for the category "photos"

Vancouver Photos of the Week

June 4th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Another week of sunshine is bound to produce endless sunsets, sunrises, and sun-filled beach photos from the “604”. Here’s a roundup of photos shared by readers over the last week, via #Photos604 on Instagram and the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Vancouver Photos of the Week Photo credit: Philip on Flickr Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque […]

Vancouver Building History on Instagram

May 29th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We recently heard from some Midwest travellers who visited Vancouver this spring and it was fascinating to hear them remark not on the mountains and the ocean, of which locals are so proud, but our architecture. In particular, the brilliant glass along False Creek and Coal Harbour that has been forming like crystals since the […]

Lions Gate Bridge Construction Photos

May 26th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Lions Gate Bridge opened to traffic in November, 1938 but the official opening was on this day, May 26, 1939, overseen by this royal couple, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. 1938: Plaque commemorating the completion of the Lions Gate Bridge. Archives# CVA 95-9. 1939 – Motorcade crossing the Lions Gate Bridge during visit […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

May 22nd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This week John and I are in Iowa, as we are a few times a year, to visit his family. We’re enjoying cool prairie breezes in the morning, warm Midwest sunshine in the afternoons, and repairing some damage from a freak hail storm a few nights ago. However, I have missed a week of Vancouver […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

May 15th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’ve had some gloriously sunny days in early May, which have resulted in beach time, lunch breaks outside, quality patio time, and sunsets that make us pause and say: “I’m pretty happy to be here.” Thank you for capturing these moments and sharing them with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram: Photo credit: […]

Vancouver Cityscape Photos

May 14th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve covered everything from aerials and timelapses to ‘before and after‘ comparisons but recently I found a handful of sweeping cityscape photos in the City of Vancouver Archives that are definitely worth sharing as well. Vancouver Cityscape Photos 1969: View of Downtown Vancouver. Archives# CVA 780-6. 1975: Looking east on Water and Cordova in Gastown. […]