Hidden History

Canada Chain and Forge occupied a number of buildings on Granville Island and their sign can still be seen on Anderson Street above the parkade entrance. Granville Island employees discovered a massive chain link left behind by the company in 2009, which can still be found inside the parkade today.

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Anderson Street ATM

Both a Vancity ATM and an RBC ATM, between the Public Market and Anderson Street parking lot.

Need for Green

Granville Island didn’t have any green space until the 1970s....

Why False Creek is “False”

George Henry Richards named False Creek during his survey of the coast in the mid-19th century....