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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The Sandbar

Sandbar interior
The Sandbar serves up the freshest Seafood in a warm sophisticated atmosphere with offerings such as our fresh oyster bar, wood burning grill and very own in house Hoshi Sushi bar....

It Started with a Mud Flat

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

Need for Green

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