Tag Archives: Historic

Enjoying the Beaux-Arts Style of Vancouver’s Pacific Central VIA Train Station

Travellers to and from Vancouver can enjoy the Heritage Listed Beaux-Arts-style of our Pacific Central Railway Station while they wait for their VIA train ride to Seattle and parts south. Often the location of popular TV and Films, Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station, built in 1917 by Canadian National Railways is a listed historic building in the Canadian Register of Places. …

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Looking Back at the Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver

75th Anniversary of the Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver 1938-2013. We’ll be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Lions Gate Bridge which opened on November 12, 1938. The 75-year-old span officially took its place as No. 63 on the Vancouver Heritage Foundation‘s list of Places That Matter in July 2013. The Lions Gate Bridge, officially opened in 1938 and was known …

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Seattle Coffee – Old and Retro

Seattle is a Coffee Traveler’s Destination Seattle knows coffee, home of Starbucks, its also on the Coffee cutting edge. Starbucks Reminiscing on Seattle’s coffee history, lets take a vitis to the first Starbucks. The first Starbucks opened in 1971 in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market. The narrow shop is still there at 1912 Pike Market Place, more of a heritage or even …

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