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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Need for Green

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

It Started with a Mud Flat

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

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....