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BO-51-245 : Cascade Drive-In Burnaby

 This is the Cascade Drive-In, in Burnaby, from June 16, 1951. The movie theater was located in Cascade Heights at the corner of Canada Way and Curle Avenue. It was torn down in 1982 to make room for townhouses and office space. You can also see the start of construction of Burnaby General Hospital. I…

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BO-50-65 : Park Royal Mall

 The is the Park Royal Mall in West Vancouver from 1950. The North Mall is under construction. The South Mall isn’t there yet. You can also see the bridge over the Capilano River and Lions Gate Bridge in the background.

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1-133 : Downtown Eastside Vancouver

 This is the area North of the Georgia Viaduct in Vancouver from 1951. Other streets visible in the image are Hastings Street, Pender Street and Carrall Street. This image has amazing clarity. You can really zoom into the streets.

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BO-52-357 : Metrotown

 This is the Metrotown area of Burnaby from 1952. The main street running through the photo is Kingsway. The area where Metrotown stands now is a Ford Auto Plant, a Kelly-Douglas Company warehouse and an old school. You can even see the foundation of an even older school beside this one. Two years after this…

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1-69 : Burnside Victoria

 This is the Burnside area of Victoria, looking south, from 1951. On the left, just above center, you can see the intersections of Gorge Road East, Douglas Street, Government Street and Hillside Avenue coming together in a traffic circle.