An All But Unknown Burrard Street

CVA 586-2115 - Victory Loan parade [on Burrard Street] 1942 Don Coltman photo.

CVA 586-2115 – Victory Loan parade [on Burrard Street] 1942 Don Coltman photo.

This is a northward view along Burrard Street from near Melville Street (the street that today is adjacent to the Burrard St. Skytrain Station). The most striking aspect of this image to me is that the only building I recognize is the Marine Building.

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2 Responses to An All But Unknown Burrard Street

  1. William Bowman says:

    The military presence in 1943 was a mix of regular solders an the home guard stationed on the 1100 Alberni st during WWW 2. The home guard military members male and female had served in the first world war and did their part as home guard military members as protectors of Vancouver city…

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