Big Red Barn

Granville Island’s Red Barn started out as a warehouse for National Machinery Company Ltd. Inside the barn, the company manufactured important machinery for local industry. The Red Barn is now part of the Granville Island Maritime Market and Boatyard.

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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....

Why False Creek is “False”

George Henry Richards named False Creek during his survey of the coast in the mid-19th century....

The Hang Out Place

Temporarily closed.The Hang Out Place, established on Granville Island in1995, offers a wide selection of hammocks from Mexico, Nicaragua, Brazil, Ecuador, and Indonesia....