May 3rd, 2017 — Construction workers laying steel for Vancouver House a condominium tower being built at Howe Street and Pacific.
Circa 1975 — A house in the 1200 block of Davie Street surrounded by apartment blocks from two different eras, the 1940’s and the 1970’s, about to be demolished and replaced by retail stores.
April 14th, 2017 — Two large trees on city property next to a construction site at 34th Avenue and Carnarvon Street in Vancouver’s westside were cut down just before the Easter weekend. There’s no outside indication the trees were dead or diseased. According to city hall, however, the trees had become unstable and dangerous because of extreme root damage which occured during construction of the house in the background. The fine to the builder could be tens of thousands of dollars per tree but in a new five million dollar home that’s peanuts.
February 26th, 2017 — Construction fence in the 3800 block of West 26th Avenue in Vancouver.
October 31st 1973 — The Pacific Center tower on the north side of Georgia Street under construction photographed while doing a story on men washing windows on the TD Tower at Georgia and Granville Streets.
August 10th, 2015 — A house at King Edward and Carnarvon Street in Vancouver was demolished today in a matter of hours to make way for a new, bigger, and more expensive home that will take advantage of the view over downtown Vancouver and the mountains beyond. The debris from the house will by next week be HERE.
January 29, 2003 — Empty lot waiting to be developed in the 1100 block of Granville Street in Vancouver.
June 2nd, 2015 — House raised and moved to the rear of a lot on 5th Avenue near Maple Street while undergoing extensive renovations.
January 22nd, 2015 — Vancouver’s Continental Hotel at the north end of the Granville Street Bridge is being demolished for development. The last 86 people to live in the crumbling 1911 single room occupancy building were moved to a newer hotel last year.
November 18th, 2014 — Construction site on the north west corner of Drake Street at Howe in Vancouver soon to be a new high rise condominium.