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No Bull! The Conversion of Black Motors to Black’s Restaurant

Update Originally posted April, 2017 VPL 80449. Black Motors gas station, NE corner at Georgia & Richards Streets. Service station and parts dept components of Black Motors. Looking north. 1948 Tom Christopherson photo. The NE corner of Georgia and Richards … Continue reading

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Meet me at Birk’s Clock

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1974: Ped Zone. 2014: Not So Much

These images were both taken from the southwest corner of Granville Street at Georgia in downtown Vancouver. The 1974 image (CVA; photographer unknown) shows pedestrians strolling down the middle of the road to celebrate the recent completion of renovations to … Continue reading

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