59-43 : Tsawwassen, Beach Grove

 This is a photo of the east side of Tsawwassen taken on April 20, 1959. The intersection near the center is 12th Ave and Beach Grove Road. The Beach Grove Golf Club doesn’t look much like a golf course yet, although one document I found said it actually opened in 1929. The “city” part of…


59-241 : Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal

 This is Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal under construction from November 4, 1959. An artificial island was built and the causeway was constructed from the island back towards the mainland. This endeavour used an estimated 3.0 million cubic yards of boulder, rock and gravel fill.


59-262 : Park Royal Shopping Center

 This is the Park Royal Shopping Center in West Vancouver from 1959. Back then, only the “North Mall” existed. The “South Mall” didn’t open until 1978. You can also just make out the Toll Booths for the Lions Gate Bridge which weren’t removed until 1963.