Industrial Land

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

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It Started with a Mud Flat

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

Open for Business

Granville Island’s first business opened in 1917. BC Equipment Ltd repaired and assembled equipment for the mining and forestry industries....

Need for Green

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