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Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation fonds With digital objects
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Victoria, B.C.

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "Typical boulevarding. The permanent system carried out under the Local Improvement Scheme and maintained under Frontage Tax."

Seaton Street

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "An example of conditions often met with. On the left (North side of street) the sidewalk is on the inside, with outer boulevard; on the right the sidewalk is constructed to the kerb, with...

Victoria, B.C.

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "Typical boulevarding. The permanent system carried out under the Local Improvement Scheme and maintained under Frontage Tax."

Victoria, B.C.

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "Typical boulevarding. The permanent system carried out under the Local Improvement Scheme and maintained under Frontage Tax."

Victoria, B.C.

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "Typical boulevarding. The permanent system carried out under the Local Improvement Scheme and maintained under Frontage Tax."

Georgia Street

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "The heavy type of elm is unsuitable for boulevards. In this instance (St. Julien Apartments) these trees have always to be kept heavily pruned, otherwise the lower suites are debarred fro...

Georgia Street

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "Regrading of the boulevard a few years ago left these forest maples 'high and dry' with roots exposed, as this picture illustrates, constituting an unsightly appearance. The lif...

Victoria, B.C.

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "Typical boulevarding. The permanent system carried out under the Local Improvement Scheme and maintained under Frontage Tax."

Victoria, B.C.

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "Typical boulevarding. The permanent system carried out under the Local Improvement Scheme and maintained under Frontage Tax."

Bidwell Street

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "This scene is common wherever the native or forest maple grows. Every year work of this nature has to be undertaken at a heavy cost. Note the size of the roots which lift the sidewalks.&q...

Our people at play

Item is a documentary film documenting people participating in recreational activities in Vancouver's parks. The recreational activities shown in the film include tennis, lacrosse, cricket, baseball, soccer, golf, lawn bowling, ice skating, ...

Stanley Park highlights

Item is a documentary film documenting Stanley Park including recreational activities and special events in the park. The film contains footage of traffic entering Stanley Park, Lions Gate Bridge viewed from the park, totem poles, as well as scen...

Plan (in red) showing a suggested bye-pass [sic] road at south end of bridge to avoid cars making a U-turn and obstructing traffic

Item is a map of the Prospect Point area annotated to show a suggested bypass road at the south end of the First Narrows Bridge. Base map shows roadways approaching the proposed First Narrows Bridge, locations of hydrants, topography, and details ...

Our outdoor heritage

Item is a documentary film documenting Vancouver's parks in 1940. This film names Vancouver the "Playground City of the North West" and contains footage of Stanley Park, Connaught Park, Douglas Park, Devonshire Park, Shaughnessy Pa...

Playground films -- special events

Item is a documentary film documenting various recreational activities and special events taking place in park playgrounds in Vancouver. The film contains footage of special events such as the 1967 Sandbox Project, the Annual Kids Fishing Derby, ...

Stanley Park railway

Item is a documentary film documenting the Stanley Park Miniature Railway and other recreational activities in the park. The b&w footage of this film documents the construction of the miniature railway including bulldozing of the land and bui...

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