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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The Public Market

The six buildings that make up the Public Market once housed companies that manufactured and sold equipment for the logging, mining and shipping industries.

It Started with a Mud Flat

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

Industrial Boom

The industrial boom of the 20th century required Vancouver to make room for the forest, mining, construction and shipping industries....