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Strathcona: Vancouver’s Oldest Neighbourhood Photo Essay

Strathcona houses in Vancouvers oldest neighbourhood Heatley Avenue in Vancouver's oldest neighbourhood has some beautiful houses

We are introducing a brand new series of Photo Essays! Have a look at amazing Photo Sets all shot by talented photographers. Explore the vibe of the city, its hidden treasures, explore Vancouver! This time, let's have a look at Vancouver through the lens of Davis Chan!

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A Short History of Vancouver


Vancouver is one of the most important cities and major economic centres in the world today. The population of its metropolitan area reached 2,187,721 last year, and all signs point toward continuing rapid growth. Read further for a brief but extraordinary look into how this city evolved, with snippets of some major historical milestones.


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