Vancouver Neighbourhood Photo Essays: Grandview-Woodland

Friday 28.September 2018

Before the first house was built in 1891, the Coast Salish knew the stretch of land along the Burrard Inlet by the name “Khupkhahpay’ay”, meaning “cedar tree”. Although logged beyond recognition and still a home to industry, the legendary trees can be seen all over the area. It’s thanks to the logging and brewing industries, […]

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Vancouver Neighbourhood Photo Essays: Grandview-Woodland

Before the first house was built in 1891, the Coast Salish knew the stretch of land along the Burrard Inlet by the name “Khupkhahpay’ay”, meaning “cedar tree”. Although logged beyond recognition and still a home […]

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