Need for Green

Granville Island didn’t have any green space until the 1970s. The “Mound” in Ron Basford Park was actually a large pile of fill and concrete that was cleaned up from the rest of the Island during redevelopment. The area was then covered with topsoil and grass, resulting in the green oasis we know today.

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Ron Basford Park

Ron Basford Park occupies the southeastern corner of Granville Island, between Performance Works and the Granville Island Hotel....

Hidden History

Canada Chain and Forge occupied a number of buildings on Granville Island and their sign can still be seen on Anderson Street above the parkade entrance....

Granville Island Hotel

The Granville Island Hotel, a boutique hotel, offers a one-of-a kind experience.  Located just minutes from downtown, the GI Hotel is the perfect get-a-way spot for couples, families, or business...