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False Creek (Vancouver, B.C.)
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Children on False Creek tour

Item is a photograph showing children on False Creek tour drawing on paper. Written on slide: "filling in impressions of what future should be for area."

City of Vancouver : Canadian Pacific town site

Primary map shows lot numbers and boundaries, streets, fire limits and "soundings in feet" (in English Bay, Burrard Inlet, Coal Harbour and False Creek) in downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park and parts of Kitsilano and Fairview. The ancillary maps show an "Index plan of Vancouver, B.C.", an "Index plan of [Vancouver] city limits" and "Canadian Pacific Mail Steamship Lines" (a map of Canadian Pacifc steamship routes around the world). On recto, the item also includes a description of Stanley Park and an illustration of Vancouver's inner harbour. On verso, the item includes descriptions of major Vancouver residences, imports, exports, businesses and other landmarks.

City of Vancouver, Canadian Pacific Town Site

The map shows the area currently occupied by Downtown Vancouver and parts of Kitsilano. It shows the location of C.P.R. Wharf, Royal City Saw Mills, Hastings Saw Mill and Wharf, Leamy and Kyle's Saw Mill and other saw mills. "Streets graded and side-walked marked thus . . . . .." An insert shows "Canadian Pacific Mail Steamship Lines" on a map of the world. The north shore of Burrard Inlet indicates the locations of "Indian Houses" and a mission church.

City-owned lands-False Creek

Item is a map showing the location of City-owned properties around the perimeter of the western half of False Creek, west of the Connaught Bridge (Cambie Street Bridge) as of Nov. 1969. City-owned lots are outlined in coloured pencil. Notations are also included on land usage, ownership and land transfers os some south shore properties not owned by the City.

Annotations have been made on a part of a copy of a base map originally created to show land transfers between the C.P.R and the Government of British Columbia.

Vancouver (B.C.). Properties Division

False Creek development : san [sanitary] sewers tentative layout

Item is a copy of a sheet from a sectional map of Vancouver which has been annotated to show the proposed locations of sanitary sewers in the area from Keefer Street in the north to 3rd Avenue in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Ontario Street in the west.

Vancouver (B.C.). Engineer's Office

False Creek, Vancouver, B.C.

Item is a map showing street names and major landmarks around False Creek during Expo 86. Major pavilions on the fair site are labeled. An index map in the lower right-hand corner of the map shows the location of the primary map in relation to the rest of Greater Vancouver and the United States. The map also includes a short chronology of the history of False Creek and Granville Island. The cover of the envelope depicts a smaller version of the map.

Final layout August 1939

Item is a map annotated to show amendments to the layout of False Creek Park. Map shows streets, drainage, elevations of fill, park boundaries, and proposed street extensions in the area bounded by Heatley Avenue, Glen Drive, Prior Street, and the Great Northern Railway lands. Base map extends to Main Street in the west.

Interim harbour headline

Item is a map prepared as part of the Harbour Headline project of the False Creek Development Study. Map shows existing, interim and ultimate harbour headlines, existing water areas, ownership boundaries, other property lines and lease boundaries in and around False Creek.

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