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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Edible Canada at the Market

TEMPORARILY closed due to extraordinary global issues. The Public Market is open as an essential grocery service 9 am - 5 pm daily. Please note, parking is free....

Island No More

Granville Island ceased being an island in the 1950s. The city intended to make room for more industrial space by filling in False Creek....

Why False Creek is “False”

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