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Davie Village and West End: More Historical Photos Part 2

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Davie Village and the West End: Going Back In Time: Part 2

After the overwhelming response to our last post about Davie Village and the West End in the 1920’s, We searched the City of Vancouver archives for more photos for you to enjoy.  All the photos are public domain and can be shared or downloaded from our site.  A link to Part 1 is at the bottom of this article in case you missed it.  Enjoy…

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Where it all began. This photo is from 1889 and shows a team of oxen used for logging the West End in a spot known as Oben’s Camp. Notice the skid road.

 

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logging area in the West End 1889

 

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West end looking west from the residence of Colin F Jackson of 1160 Broughton Street 1903

 

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parade along Denman Street at Barclay Street showing the Bay Theatre in 1950

 

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unidentified group at a dance hall called Lester Court, located at 1024 Davie Street 1922

 

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Thurlow and Davie, looking north along Thurlow 1925

 

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Robert Scott Family assembled outside at the southwest corner of Davie and Nicola, circa late 1890’s

 

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Nelson Street looking East from Stanley Park towards Downtown 1915

 

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Maxine Beauty School at 1215 Bidwell back in 1936.

 

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The Langham Hotel, 1115 Nelson Street 1919

 

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No. 6 Fire Hall, 1500 Nelson Street 1929

 

Nelson and Nicola Fire Hall circa 1911
No. 6 Fire Hall, Nelson and Nicola circa 1911

 

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Fireman and the first motorized chemical engine at No. 6 Fire Hall Nelson and Nicola 1911

 

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English Bay showing the corner of Davie Street and Denman Street 1923

 

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Hanging out at English Bay (First Beach) going way back to 1898

 

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St. Paul’s Hospital looking North towards Burrard Inlet. You can see Marine Building in the far left down Burrard Street. 1938

 

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Bazaar at the Lester Court located at 1024 Davie Street, taken in 1917

 

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August day at English Bay 1914

 

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Almond’s Ice Cream shop at English Bay. Notice the Sylvia Hotel on the left. 1920

 

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Cruising English Bay on a Sunday Drive 1910

 

nabob-delivery-truck-in-front-of-angus-store-at-the-corner-of-davie-street-and-nicola-1941-45
Nabob Coffee is a Vancouver Company. Here is a Nabob delivery truck at the corner of Davie Street and Nicola Street circa 1941-1945

 

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House fire at 1145 Davie Street. Today that block is home to the PumpJack Pub, photo taken in 1937

 

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Vancouver Rowing club, located at the foot of Thurlow street circa 1900

 

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The New St. Paul’s Church on Jervis Street. 1905

 

PART ONE: Going Back in Time

Davie Village and West End 1920’s

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Post source : Vancouver Archives

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