Vancouver History: The Amazing Origin Stories of Our Oldest Buildings

Vancouver may be a relatively new city when compared with some of the greats, but that doesn't mean what history it does have isn't unique and exciting. Juxtaposed amongst much of the modern architecture in Vancouver are some of the city's oldest and most iconic structures that still stand today—reminding us of the beginnings of our awesome city. Check out these eight amazing origin stories of some of Vancouver's oldest buildings.

Although you might not know it as you pass by Vancouver's towering skyscrapers and seaside buildings, there's a bit of history on nearly every block in our city. Take some time and explore the exciting past of your own neighbourhood. Who knows what fascinating tales you'll stumble upon?

Feature Image: Colin Knowles

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