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. They started by filling in the Granville Island back-channel and created the area that Sutcliffe Park and the Waterpark now occupy.

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It Started with a Mud Flat

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

Industrial Land

Granville Island was initially named Industrial Island, but “Granville”, named after the bridge that runs directly overhead, was the name that stuck.

The Kids Market

The Kids Market’s 25 shops, services and activities are located next to the pond at the entrance to Granville Island....