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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Public Market Courtyard

A plaza surrounded by the Public Market on three sides, with ample seating, and frequent performances by buskers.

It Started with a Mud Flat

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

Granville Island Soap Gallery

Granville Island Soap Gallery features handmade soaps and fine cosmetics created fresh in small batches right in our store....