Throughout its history of being one of the biggest and most culturally influential cities on Canada’s West Coast, Vancouver has been home to a variety of styles of architecture throughout the city and its surrounding residential areas. Much of the changes in architectural style can be seen through the lens of photographs that showcase both urban buildings such as municipal city halls, bank headquarters, theatres, post offices, apartment buildings, and hotels, as well as residential homes whose construction has been monumental to their neighbourhoods’ architectural evolution throughout the twentieth century. In this gallery, many historic photos of Vancouver architecture are featured, ranging between the early 1900s to the 1960s.
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As someone who loves browsing archival imagery of Canada’s past, searching through the Vancouver Archives is a real treat. The website has so many amazing images dating back to the mid 19th century until now, […]
The Vancouver Archives are some of the best city archives in Canada, displaying thousands of images from around Vancouver, British Columbia and even the rest of Canada. Each time I visit I get lost in […]