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Vintage and modern photos combined showcase Vancouver's history (VIDEO)

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DH Vancouver Staff Apr 14, 2016 9:44 am

Ever wonder what your favourite Vancouver landmarks looked like back in the day? A “Then/Now Vancouver” video has surfaced showing an interesting amalgamation of the modern city and archival photos.

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The blend gives the viewer an inside view of some of the city’s most famous areas – like the Granville Strip – as they looked in the 1940s and 1930s.

Image: YouTube Screencap

Image: YouTube Screencap

Seeing the Lions Gate Bridge under construction is pretty darn cool, too.

Image: YouTube Screencap

Image: YouTube Screencap

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Whoever made this video took photos at extremely precise vantage points to line up perfectly with the historical pictures.

Check it out below:

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