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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The Kids Market

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

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....