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Archive of posts tagged "woodwards"

Christmas at Canada Place 2012: Activities and Events

December 6th, 2012 @ 1:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 25th annual Christmas at Canada Place begins this weekend as one of Vancouver’s most iconic attractions celebrates the season. Once again as a proud media partner of this campaign, I am happy to share all the details for what’s in store from December 8th to December 30th. The Christmas Trail Visit Canada Place daily […]

Woodward’s Windows Vancouver 2011

December 1st, 2011 @ 9:01am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The beloved Woodward’s Windows return to various locations around downtown Vancouver this year as a part of Christmas at Canada Place. The classic, animatronic displays that have been a part of the holidays for decades have been restored and setup at nine different venues. The main displays are at Canada Place but you can also […]

On This Day in History: Woodward’s

March 3rd, 2011 @ 9:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was March 3rd 1892 when Charles Woodward opened his first store on the corner of Harris Street (now Georgia) and Westminster Avenue (now Main) in Vancouver. He had just arrived in town from Ontario and the small setup sold dried foods. It wasn’t until 1895 that he added a drug department, incorporated (Woodward Stores […]

Woodward’s Christmas Windows Return

November 29th, 2010 @ 11:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christmas at Canada Place is expanding this year as it presents a walking tour of downtown featuring the iconic Woodward’s Window displays. These portals of Christmases past will be set around the downtown core including an installation at the new Woodward’s building. 1900s Woodward’s. Vancouver Archives Item# CVA 677-611. Photographer: Philip T Timms. The campaign […]

Woodward’s W Rises Again

January 15th, 2010 @ 8:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The giant red “W” atop Woodwards in Vancouver is make a reappearance tonight as it will be lit up for the first time in a decade. “W” removal in 2006 – Photo credit: cam in van on Flickr Woodward’s means far more to Vancouver than simply being a defunct department store. Founded by Charles A. […]

Woodwards: SFU Contemporary Arts and W2

April 16th, 2009 @ 3:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday morning I headed over to the John Fluevog shop on Water Street in Gastown for an announcement from SFU Woodwards about their new space downtown and their inaugural contemporary arts program for 2010. I ended up learning far more about the entire Woodwards project than I previously realized. The Woodwards building is a Vancouver […]