This is a really cool image of downtown Vancouver from 1956 during construction of the new Post Office. When the post office opened in 1958, it was the largest single building in Vancouver and was the world’s largest welded steel structure which incorporated state-of-the art technology, such as ramps and elevators to move trucks between…
This is a shot looking up West Georgia Street in Vancouver from 1958. You can see from the viaduct right up to Stanley Park. You can also see right up Robson Street.
This is the English Bay area of Vancouver from 1954. A beautiful sunny day and the beaches are packed.
A higher altitude shot of the southern half of Stanley Park and part of downtown Vancouver. It was taken May 26, 1946. Second Beach seems to be really bustling with activity.
This is Coal Harbour in Vancouver from 1947 looking toward Stanley Park. You’ll see the harbour looks very different than it does today. Although this image doesn’t have the clarity of some of the others, it’s still a great view.
This was taken over the north-west edge of Stanley Park looking at the Lion’s Gate Bridge and the mountains of Capilano and North Vancouver. It was taken in 1947.