Sunday, 14 August 2016

We Are Here We Are Crying And You Don't Hear Us - Nomadic Alternatives Mural

With the introduction of 35 new permanent murals at Vancouver's Mural Festival on August 20th I thought I'd post some pictures of a mural I came across in Vancouver's East Village today. This mural, titled Forgotten tongue was created by Nomadic Alternatives Org and is located just off of Lakewood Drive in the Dairy Queen parking lot. 

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

7800 Block Of Houses Coming Down On Granville Street To Make Way For The Leveson Development

Broken glass, partially burnt houses and piles of garbage on fenced in properties is becoming part of the norm along Granville Street as block after block of houses is being torn down for redevelopment.

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Little Remains Of Marine Gardens Townhouse Complex In Marpole

Piles of wood, crushed bathtubs, pine tree stumps and a row of townhouses is all that remains of Marine Gardens. Last year's controversial approval by Vancouver City Council of the rezoning of the70 rental townhouse complex on Southwest Marine Drive will be home to Concord Pacific's new Vancouver West / First Class Living.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

The Jervis: 3 Houses And Apartment Building Torn Down On Davie Street

These pictures were taken a few months ago in Vancouver's WestEnd. The three houses on the corner of Davie & Jervis, dating back to the early 1900's were some of the few houses remaining in the area. They have now been torn down along with the small apartment building to the left of them.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

All In A Day's Work: Repairing Construction Crane Cable

It takes a gutsy person to walk to the tip of a construction crane hundreds of feet above the ground.  These two workers did just that secured only by a safety harness. It was scary enough to watch them, I can't imagine how they felt!

Saturday, 16 July 2016

The Man In The High Castle Filming At Holly Lodge Apartments

Filming of Amazon Studios, The Man In The High Castle Season 2 is underway in Vancouver. Crew was hard at work setting up at Holly Lodge apartments in the West End

Friday, 15 April 2016

Fire at 64th & Granville St

A fire broke out in the apartment above Sushi Hoon on Granville St and 64th.
With the amount of water used to put out the fire I don't imagine that either Johnny's Pizza Factory or the Sushi Hoon will be open for business anytime soon.