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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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....

Backstage Lounge

The Backstage Lounge is temporarily closed. The Backstage Lounge is a funky, elegant space; a perfect venue not only for live music but fundraisers, birthdays, stag, or stagettes....

GI Gelato & Coffee House

Please contact business directly for hours of operation. The Public Market is open from 9am to 6pm, 7 days a week....