Industrial Boom

The industrial boom of the 20th century required Vancouver to make room for the forest, mining, construction and shipping industries. Once the second Granville Street Bridge was complete, the Vancouver Harbour Commission approved a 35-acre reclamation project, which would ultimately result in the creation of Granville Island.

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Open for Business

Granville Island’s first business opened in 1917. BC Equipment Ltd repaired and assembled equipment for the mining and forestry industries....

It Started with a Mud Flat

Granville Island was completed in 1916 using material dredged from False Creek....

The Sandbar

The Sandbar is a 300-seat fresh seafood and fish restaurant in the heart of Vancouver's world-famous Granville Island....