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.
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, […]
Throughout the 1900s, and still in the present day, fashion has reflected the spirit of the city of Vancouver. Acting as a proponent of expressing culture and displaying innovation, it represents the current tastes of […]
Vancouver is known for a lot of things. Its never-ending rain, sprawling mountain ranges, or the iconic three-note chime of the SkyTrain as its doors close. Yet the fire that razed the young city to […]