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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Backstage Lounge

The Backstage Lounge is temporarily closed. The Public Market is open from 9am - 6pm, 7 days a week....

Granville Island Soap Gallery

Open from 11am to 5pm, 7 days a week The Public Market is open from 9am to 6pm, 7 days a week....

Need for Green

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