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Archive of posts tagged "vancouver icons"

Vancouver Icons: Museum of Anthropology

May 12th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology out at UBC houses one of the world’s finest collections of Northwest Coast First People’s art, and it’s been my favourite museum ever since I visited with an elementary school class almost thirty years ago. I am fascinated by the collections within its walls but the building itself is worthy of […]

Vancouver Icons: Fort Langley Community Hall

April 23rd, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fort Langley Community Hall might not be located in Vancouver, but with its countless television and film appearances, and being a popular venue for events and gatherings throughout all seasons, it’s today’s (Greater) Vancouver Icons photo feature: Photo credit: Jerry Meaden on Flickr Located at 9167 Glover Road, the Fort Langley Community Hall has […]

Vancouver Icons Christ Church Cathedral

April 13th, 2015 @ 11:48am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christ Church Cathedral, standing strong on the corner of West Georgia and Burrard in Downtown Vancouver, is almost as old as the city itself. A fixture in the community for 125 years, the Cathedral has been working on a revitalization over the last few decades with the last phase of the project including a new […]

Vancouver Icons: Waterfront Station

March 31st, 2015 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Waterfront Station is a transportation hub in Downtown Vancouver that connects the West Coast Express, Canada Line SkyTrain, Expo Line SkyTrain, SeaBus, and buses outside on Cordova that run all over the city. The current station building was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1914 and is the third station to stand at that […]

Vancouver Icons: Pacific Central Station

March 18th, 2015 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are only a few dozen public buildings in Vancouver that have celebrated a centennial but in just a few years the Pacific Central Station will join the list. Built when False Creek was first being filled in, this Neoclassical Revival building has served as a train station since 1919, and a bus station since […]