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The Fat Cat and The Boiler Room

Item part is a photograph of a sidewalk scene on Powell Street looking north towards Maple Tree Square, Gastown. Signage for The Fat Cat and The Boiler Room are visible in the foreground, and Guenter's Delicatessen (203 Carrall Street) is visible in the background.

Guenter's delicatessen

Item part is a photograph of the storefront of Guenter's Delicatessen (203 Carrall Street) from Maple Tree Square, Gastown.

The Quest, Gassy Jack's Place, and Vancouver Supply Company Ltd.

Item part is a photograph of a street scene at Maple Tree Square, Gastown, looking northeast down Alexander Street The Quest (Quest Team Three design projects Ltd., 1 Alexander Street), Gassy Jack's Place, and Vancouver Supply Company Ltd. (25 Alexander Street) storefronts are visible in the background, with moving pedestrians blurred in the foreground.

Sidewalk near 66 Water Street

Item part is a photograph of pedestrians on the sidewalk of Water Street, Gastown, near the Town Pump restaurant and cabaret (66 Water Street). Mind's Eye photographic gallery and bookstore (52 Water Street) is visible in the foreground, and the Dominion Hotel (210 Abbot Street) is visible in the background.

Retail shops across the intersection of Hornby Street and Robson Street

Item part is a street photograph from the corner of Hornby Street and Robson Street, looking northwest down Robson Street. The Bar-B-Q World Famous Delicatessen (904 Robson Street), Modern Design & Mexican Gift Shop (906 Robson Street), and the signage for Rippy's Fine Foods are visible across the intersection. Other retail shops are visible along the street, and the Sheraton Landmark hotel is visible in the distance.

White Spot

Item part is a photograph of storefronts on Robson Street focusing on the White Spot (1025 Robson Street) and including surrounding establishments. The Hotel Vancouver is visible in the background.

Downtown Street Scenes: Granville, Robson, Burrard, and W. Georgia Streets

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes in downtown Vancouver. The scenes were captured roughly along a route beginning at Granville Street and W. Georgia Street, proceeding southwest on Granville Street, northwest onto Robson Street, northeast onto Burrard Street, and finally southeast onto W. Georgia Street to the intersection of W. Georgia Street and Seymour Street. The photograph subjects are everyday street scenes, predominantly storefronts of local businesses, department stores, pedestrians on the sidewalk, and buses. This set contains the raw photographs from the roll the photographer shot in their original order. The associated contact sheet has selection marks for frames 7, 21, and 31.

Downtown Street Scenes: Seymour, W. Georgia, and Granville Streets

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes in downtown Vancouver. The scenes were captured in the areas around the Birks Building (700 Granville Street) and the Hudson's Bay Company building (674 Granville St) and immediate surroundings on Seymour Street, W. Georgia Street, and Granville Street. The photograph subjects are rainy day street scenes, predominantly pedestrians on the sidewalk with area businesses in the background. This set contains the raw photographs from the roll the photographer shot in their original order. The associated contact sheet has selection marks for frames 3, 4, and 11.

Toronto Dominion Bank, Murchie's Tea and Coffee, Vancouver Cameraland

Item part is a photograph of a set of storefronts along Robson Street bear the Robson Street and Burrard Street intersection. The shops in the photograph are the Toronto Dominion Bank (1000 Robson Street), Murchie's Tea and Coffee (1008 Robson Street), and Vancouver Cameraland (1012 Robson Street).

Shopper at the Old Country Bakery front window

Item part is a photograph of a woman looking into the front window of the Old Country Bakery (1064 Robson Street) from the sidewalk on Robson Street. The Danish Tea Room Ltd. (1068 Robson Street) awning and signage are visible in the background.

Sidewalk on Robson Street, looking northwest

Item part is a photograph of a section of sidewalk, street, and storefronts on Robson Street between Burrard Street and Thurlow Street. The sign, awning and part of the front window of The Danish Tea Room Ltd. (1068 Robson Street), the signage for Feinschmecker Delicatessen (1080 Robson Street), and several other unidentified establishments are visible along Robson Street. The Sheraton Landmark and Blue Horizon hotels are visible in the background.

Robson Street sidewalk

Item part is a photograph of the sidewalk on Robson Street looking southeast between Thurlow Street and Bute Street. The identified signage and storefronts are Noah's Ark pet store (1144 Robson Street), Peacock's Children's Wear (1142a Robson Street), ACE Radio and TV Service (1132a Robson Street), and Barristers and solicitors’ office (1132 Robson Street). White Spot (1025 Robson Street) and the Robson Street and Thurlow Street intersection are visible in the background.

Robson Street sidewalk scene

Item part is a photograph of a street and sidewalk scene looking southeast down Robson Street from between Thurlow Street and Burrard Street. Signage and some storefronts are visible for many businesses, identified are: Galloways specialty foods (1084 Robson Street), Feinschmecker Delicatessen (1080 Robson Street), Schnitzel House (1060 Robson Street), Danish Tea Room Ltd. (1068 Robson Street), Continental Gem House (1056 Robson Street), and the European News & Import House (1044 Robson Street). The Eaton's Building (701 Granville Street) is visible in the background on the left.

Water Street sidewalk, Curry House

Item part is a photograph of the sidewalk and storefronts of a section of Water Street taken from across the street. The Curry House restaurant (137a Water Street) is visible on the left, the reflection of the signage for the International Coats of Arms (160 Water Street) is reflected in the window.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk near the east corner of the building. Includes some of the awning leading to the entrance on the side of the building.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk near the east corner of the building. Includes some of the front facade and the awning leading to the entrance on the side of the building. The signage for Trident Imports Ltd. (57 Water Street) is visible in the background and the Town Pump restaurant and cabaret (66 Water Street) is visible on the left.

Entrance to shops at The Garage

Item part is a photograph of the entrance to the collection of shops at The Garage (12 Water Street). On the left is Graphic House printers, on the right is Chocolate Factory candy, and in the centre background is the Serenite Restaurant.

Water Street scene

Item part is a photograph of Water Street looking west from the sidewalk outside of Brother Jon's Restaurant (1 Water Street). On the other side of Water Street the storefronts and signage for The Garage shops (12 Water Street), Oceanic Coast Plus imports (26 Water Street), Town Pump restaurant and cabaret (66 Water Street), and the Dominion Hotel (210 Abbot Street) are visible.

Southwest down Granville from sidewalk outside Pacific Centre plaza

Item part is a photograph southwest down Granville Street from the sidewalk outside of the Pacific Centre plaza near the intersection of Granville Street and W. Georgia Street. The visible storefronts include Scott's Cafe (722 Granville Street), Roselawn Florist (724 Granville Street), Vancouver Block (736 Granville Street), and the Eaton's Building (701 Granville Street).

Robson Street sidewalk and storefronts

Item part is a photograph of a sidewalk on Robson Street between Burrard Street and Thurlow Street, looking northwest. Identified establishments with storefronts or signage in the photograph are C.E.B.A. Export and Import (1053-67 Robson Street), Old Country Bakery (1064 Robson Street), The Danish Tea Room Ltd. (1068 Robson Street), Pussycat Fashion Centre (1070 Robson Street), Robson's Fabrics (1075 Robson Street), Freybe Delicatessen (1085 Robson Street), Downtown Travel Centre (1099 Robson Street), and The Traveller restaurant and steak house (1101 Robson Street).

Robson Street sidewalk and storefronts, just north of Bute

Item part is a photograph of the sidewalk along Robson Street just northeast of Bute Street. Signage and storefronts are visible for several local businesses: Robson Foods Market (1204 Robson Street), Dun-Rite Cleaners (1208 Robson Street), Daily Food Store (1212 Robson Street), and the La Côte d'Azur restaurant (1216 Robson Street).

The Danish Tea Room

Item is a photograph of the front of the Danish Tea Room Ltd. (1068 Robson Street) from the sidewalk on Robson Street, looking northwest at the intersection of Robson Street and Thurlow Street in the background.

Sheraton Landmark hotel under construction

Item is a photograph of the Sheraton Landmark hotel under construction, from Robson Street, looking northwest. Some storefront and signage of local businesses are visible along Robson Street in the foreground. Nelmar Cafe (1190 Robson Street), Robson Foods Market (1204 Robson Street), Dun-Rite Cleaners (1208 Robson Street), and Daily Food Store (1212 Robson Street) are along the street to the left. On the right is the entrance for the Blue Horizon hotel (1225 Robson Street).

Hornby and Robson Street intersection

Item is a photograph of the shops across the intersection of Hornby Street and Robson Street, looking northwest up Robson Street. Signage and storefronts of several businesses are visible: the Toronto Dominion Bank (1000 Robson), Murchie's Tea and Coffee Ltd. (1008 Robson Street), O'Brian Optician and Jewellers (1016 Robson Street), Happy Feet Shoe and Repair (1028 Robson Street), Schnitzel House (1060 Robson Street), and the European News & Import House (1044 Robson Street) on the left, The Card Shop (1001 Robson Street) and White Spot (1025 Robson Street) on the right. The Sheraton Landmark hotel is visible in the background.

Serenite Restaurant and storefronts

Item part is a photograph of storefronts inside the courtyard of The Garage (12 Water Street). On the left is the Serenite Restaurant and on the right is Pandora's Box boutique.

Intersection of Burrard Street and Robson Street

Item part is a photograph of the shops across the intersection of Burrard Street and Robson Street, looking northwest up Robson Street Some of the establishments visible are the Toronto Dominion Bank (1000 Robson), Murchie's Tea and Coffee Ltd. (1008 Robson Street), The Card Shop (1001 Robson Street), White Spot (1025 Robson Street), and several other unidentified establishments in the area. The Sheraton Landmark hotel is visible in the background.

Buses and Vancouver Block outside the Eaton’s Building

Item part is a photograph of the bus stop with buses on Granville Street taken from the open area at the eastern corner of the Eaton’s Building. Scott’s Restaurant (and Cafe), Roselawn Florists, and Vancouver Block (736 Granville Street) are visible across Granville Street past the buses. The rounded eastern corner of the Eaton’s Building is visible on the right edge of the photograph.

Downtown Street Scenes: W. Georgia, Robson and Granville Streets

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes in downtown Vancouver. The scenes captured are from W. Georgia Street between Seymour Street and Howe Street, Robson Street between Bute Street and Granville Street, and a small part of Granville Street near Robson Street. The photograph subjects are street scenes, predominantly pedestrians on the sidewalk with area businesses in the background. This set contains the raw photographs from the roll the photographer shot in their original order. The associated contact sheet has selection marks for frame 34.

O'Brian Optician and Jewellers

Item part is a photograph of storefronts along Robson Street between Burrard Street and Thurlow Street. Identified establishments in the photograph are O'Brian Optician and Jewellers (1016 Robson Street) and the edge of Michelle's Alterations (1018-22 Robson Street).

Gastown Street Scenes: Water Street, Carrall Street, and Maple Tree Square

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes in Gastown. The identified street views begin on Water Street near Cambie Street and continue east down Water Street to Maple Tree Square. The photograph subjects are everyday street scenes, predominantly storefronts of local businesses and pedestrians on the sidewalk. This set contains the raw photographs from the roll the photographer shot in their original order. The associated contact sheet has selection marks for frames 10A and 33A.

Water Street scene

Item part is a photograph of a section of Water Street. Pedestrians are visible on the sidewalk of both sides of the street, and traffic drives up the middle of Water Street. Storefronts and signage for various establishments are visible on both sides of the street. On the right the Old Spaghetti Factory (53 Water Street), the Gastown Wax Museum (21 Water Street), Design 21 (21 Water Street), and the Kego Club (21 Water Street) are visible. The Town Pump restaurant and cabaret (66 Water Street) and Mind's Eye photographic gallery and bookstore (52 Water Street) are visible on the right. The Hotel Europe (43 Powell Street, at Alexander) is visible in the background across Maple Tree Square.

Water Street scene

Item part is a photograph of a section of Water Street. Pedestrians are visible on the sidewalk of both sides of the street, and traffic drives up the middle of Water Street. Storefronts and signage for various establishments are visible on the north side of the street. On the right the Old Spaghetti Factory (53 Water Street), the Gastown Wax Museum (21 Water Street), Design 21 (21 Water Street), and the Kego Club (21 Water Street) are visible.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from across the street. Includes street view of automobiles and the front facade.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk outside the building. Signage for the Gastown Wax Museum (21 Water Street) and the Kego Club (21 Water Street) are visible further down the sidewalk. Across Water Street the storefront of Oceanic Coast Plus imports (26 Water Street) is visible. The Hotel Europe (43 Powell Street, at Alexander) is visible in the background across Maple Tree Square.

Sidewalk outside Robson Plaza

Item part is a photograph of the sidewalk, signage, and partial storefronts outside of Robson Plaza, on Robson Street, looking southeast. Signs and storefronts are visible for News Hour (1139b Robson Street), Equinox Gallery (1139a Robson Street), Robson Fine Art Print Centre (1137 Robson Street), Ichophos (1135 Robson Street), Swiss Herbal Remedies (1127 Robson Street), TeePee Sporting Goods Ltd. (1115 Robson Street), and New York Barber Shop (1111 Robson Street).

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk near the east corner of the building. Includes the awning leading to the entrance on the side of the building, some of the external decorations, and the side parking lot with automobiles.

Water Street from the intersection of Carroll Street and Alexander Street

Item part is a photograph from Maple Tree Square with a view west down Water Street from the intersection of Carroll Street and Alexander Street Some pedestrians walk through the square while others are congregating around a Greyhound bus. The identified establishments in the photograph are The Quest (Quest Team Three design projects Ltd., 1 Alexander Street), The International Gold Scale (121 Carrall Street), Lickety Split, and the partial signage of the Old Spaghetti Factory is visible further along Water Street The statue of Gassy Jack is visible at the far right.

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