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Rectory: Holy Rosary

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Caretaker, Beatty Street Drill Hall (1973)

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Vancouver Opera Association

These photos of  the 100 block of Dunsmuir Street  (between Cambie and Beatty) reveal quite different structures within a relatively brief period. In 1941, the YMCA (Edward E. Blackmore, 1905) was located here (although it faced onto Cambie, its longest wall was … Continue reading

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Rae-Son Shoe Rack?

The image above, made in 1974, is of 615-619 Seymour Street. At the time, tenants of the building were the Rae-Son Shoe Rack and the Salon George beauty salon. During the years that this art deco structure has been here (from 1936, … Continue reading

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St. Regis

For some history on the St. Regis Hotel (W. T. Whiteway, 1912), see here.

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