July 5th, 2021 — Another old house being prepared for demolition on West 26th Avenue.
Category: Vanishing Vancouver
June 7th, 2021 — Dunbar Produce on Dunbar Street has been closed for about three years; the block the building sits on waiting for development. It doesn’t now, and never did, look like much but it had connections to local farms that no big box store had and their produce was always fresh off the farm, not fresh off the boat. It’s not sure why they closed but high taxes and high rents entered into it for sure. When the new building is eventually built I doubt there will be a produce store like it on the ground floor.
April 9th, 2021 — House in the 1300 block of West King Edward Avenue being renovated.
April 3rd, 2021 — Small house retained as decoration amongst the towers in the 800 block of Pacific Street.
March 26th, 2021 — A fireplace is all that’s left standing in a demolished house in the 8000 block of Ash Street..
January 27th, 2021 — I’m all for saving heritage houses but these three houses at 8th Avenue and Birch supposedly being “saved” by raising them on stilts and building a massive condo development underneath seems to be beyond the limits of common sense.
July 22nd, 2020 — Demolition of General Gordon School, Bayswater and 6th Avenue.
May 29th, 2020 — The debris pile of demolished houses at the south foot of Manitoba Street disappeared for while but it’s back.
June 3rd, 2017 — Demolition of house in the 3500 block of West 27th Avenue.