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Vancouver History

Did you know: UBC Museum of Anthropology built on World War II military base

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Nov 23, 2018
In fact, Bill Reid's famous statue sits on top of a massive gun emplacement and tunnel.
Vancouver History

23 historic photos of Vancouver during WWI and WWII

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Nov 10, 2018
Lest we forget.
Vancouver History

Opinion: Vancouver is undergoing the largest architectural renaissance in its history

Efe5b93597d20da510fd4723587e25ba?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ian Ius Oct 24, 2018 632
After decades of monotony, Vancouver's on the verge of shedding its cookie cutter image.
Vancouver History

The Rise of Kirk McLean and the 1994 Canucks (VIDEO & PODCAST)

Ab562f812287b9036230b3562c5f6236?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ryan Sullivan Oct 17, 2018
We spoke to the living legend.
Vancouver History

Here is your ultimate guide of things to do in Vancouver

F502f7908ba095fe2659859b7d60ec54?s=96&d=mm&r=g Daily Hive Staff Sep 30, 2018
Be a tourist in your own city 🌃
Vancouver History

Vancouver in the 1990s: Library Square under construction (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Sep 28, 2018 353
It was the City of Vancouver's largest project at the time.
Vancouver History

Back in the day: Victoria's Secret building was the Vancouver Public Library (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Sep 28, 2018 1,061
From books to CDs to lingerie; it was the Central Branch until 1995.
Vancouver History

There's a new Art Deco walking tour around downtown Vancouver

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Jun 11, 2018 1,120
And stop at some of Vancouver's best chocolate shops along the way!
Vancouver History

'Haunted house' on the corner of Cambie and King Edward to be redeveloped into condos

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Apr 27, 2018 42,798
The "most haunted house in Vancouver" will be redeveloped into condos.
Vancouver History

Vancouver’s Maritime Museum could be moving downtown

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Apr 13, 2018 1,628
The museum has been at its current Kitsilano location for almost 60 years.
Vancouver History

The troubling history of the Ku Klux Klan in Vancouver

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The KKK is a uniquely American phenomenon, but in the 1920s they arrived in Vancouver.
Vancouver History

21 best moments from the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games (VIDEOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Feb 09, 2018 3,009
17 days that changed Vancouver forever.
Vancouver History

Vintage video shows how the SkyTrain was built back in the 1980s

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Jan 04, 2018 4,551
"It brings tears to the eyes!"
Vancouver History

Take a trip back in time to 1960s Vancouver (VIDEO)

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Nov 02, 2017 11,942
Ah, the good ol' days!
Vancouver History

Haunted Vancouver: The infamous 1924 death of Janet Smith

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A tale of unsolved murder, racism, drug-fuelled parties, torture, and the haunting of Hycroft Mansion.
Vancouver History

Do you dare walk with the lost souls of Gastown this Halloween?

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Oct 17, 2017 2,595
Take a walking tour through the dark history of Vancouver...
Vancouver History

Go back to 1984 with this vintage aerial footage of Vancouver (VIDEO)

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Sep 18, 2017 2,829
It just goes to show, Vancouver has always been awesome.
Vancouver History

The secret history of Vancouver's beaches

D0ff95b376f79e1ca783543ef0028e33?s=96&d=mm&r=g Forbidden Vancouver Jul 26, 2017 2,788
The little known histories of Vancouver's favourite summer spots.
Vancouver History

9 amazing vintage images of Vancouver Art Gallery plaza (PHOTOS)

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Jul 18, 2017 1,343
"More ceremonial than useful."
Vancouver History

The Lost Fleet exhibition examines a troubling chapter in BC's history

647a42b895400320aa5b6095afbd7bd7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Harleen Khangura Mar 07, 2017 1,214
One of the most troubling manifestations of racism in BC’s history.
Vancouver History

Looking back at the Vancouver Olympic ceremonies, seven years later (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Feb 12, 2017 1,886
The largest and most expensive theatrical production in Vancouver's history.
Vancouver History

Canada's Komagata Maru incident being made into Bollywood film

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Nov 17, 2016 683
A dark moment in Canadian history is coming to the big screen.
Vancouver History

23 historic photos of Vancouver during WWI and WWII

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Lest we forget.
Vancouver History

25 things you might not know about Vancouver

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Nov 09, 2016 11,303
Vancouver has a rich - and occasionally weird - history.
Vancouver History

Haunted Vancouver: Baptism by Fire

D0ff95b376f79e1ca783543ef0028e33?s=96&d=mm&r=g Forbidden Vancouver Oct 28, 2016 2,163
These are the spirits of early Vancouver...
Vancouver History

Haunted Vancouver: From Lynn Valley to the Gallows

D0ff95b376f79e1ca783543ef0028e33?s=96&d=mm&r=g Forbidden Vancouver Oct 26, 2016 4,714
Does the spirit of murderer Hugh Lynn haunt the forests of Lynn Valley?
Vancouver History

Haunted Vancouver: Murder on Melville Street

D0ff95b376f79e1ca783543ef0028e33?s=96&d=mm&r=g Forbidden Vancouver Oct 24, 2016 7,516
Vancouver History

16 vintage photos of Vancouver department stores

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Oct 24, 2016 2,227
Here's what shopping used to look like in Vancouver.
Vancouver History

Watch the Lions Gate Bridge being built in this amazing archive video

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Oct 18, 2016 4,364
This was one big vision.
Vancouver History

Lost Souls of Gastown Halloween walking tour returns for 5th year

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Oct 18, 2016 697
It's more a roaming theatre experience than it is a walking tour.
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