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Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.) Stores--Retail
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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.

Shop window in Gastown

Item is a photograph two people looking through the front window of an unidentified store in Gastown. (Macdonald Stewart Tobacco Shop sign in the window.)

Maple Tree Square looking south at Carrall Street

Item is a photograph from Maple Tree Square looking at the Carrall Street entrance to the square. The photograph features the Galerie Allen (213 Carroll Street), the entrance to Gaoler’s Mews, and traffic and pedestrians in the square.

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).

Robson Street looking northwest from Eaton's Building

Item is a photograph of Robson Street looking northwest taken from the sidewalk next to the Eaton's Building (701 Granville Street). Golden Arts & Curios (720 Robson Street) is visible at the far left, the Bar-B-Q World Famous Delicatessen (904 Robson Street) is visible in the distant centre beyond the Howe Street intersection, and the Sheraton Landmark hotel is visible in the background.

Carrall Street from Water Street and Maple Tree Square

Item is a photograph of Carrall Street from the north sidewalk of Water Street where Water Street joins Maple Tree Square. Visible on the other side of Water Street is Bootlegger (2 Water Street), and further down Carrall Street the awning for Guenter's Delicatessen (203 Carrall Street) can be seen.

Sidewalk vegetable display outside Standard Produce Co.

Item is a photograph of a vegetable display outside of Standard Produce Co. (1052 Robson Street) looking northwest down Robson street between Burrard Street and Thurlow Street. Signage for Le Chasseur Men’s Wear Ltd. (1054 Robson Street) and Continental Gem House Ltd. (1056 Robson) are visible in the background.

Robson Plaza

Item 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), and Ichophos (1135 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.

Gastown Street Scenes: Alexander, Water, and Cambie, Streets

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes in Gastown. The identified street views begin near Maple Tree Square, at Alexander Street and Water Street, and continue west down Water Street to Cambie Street and then south to the Cambie Street and Cordova Street intersection. 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 2, 9, 14, and 28.

Shop window in Gastown

Item part is a photograph two people looking through the front window of an unidentified store in Gastown. (Macdonald Stewart Tobacco Shop sign in the window.)

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.

Corner of Powell Street and Carrall Street

Item part is a photograph of a street scene at Maple Tree Square, Gastown, looking east down Powell Street The Europe Hotel (43 Powell Street) is visible in the left background with the signage for The Boiler Room in the centre.

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.

Oceanic Cost Plus Imports

Item part is a photograph of the main entrance and storefront window of Oceanic Cost Plus imports (26 Water Street) in Gastown, with shoppers on the sidewalk. Visible in the background are the Town Pump restaurant and cabaret (66 Water Street), Mind's Eye photographic gallery and bookstore (52 Water Street), and the Dominion Hotel (210 Abbot Street).

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.

Trident Imports Ltd.

Item part is a photograph of the storefront windows of Trident Imports Ltd. (57 Water Street) from across the street.

International Coats of Arms, front window

Item part is a photograph of a front window of International Coats of Arms (160 Water Street) in Gastown. Visible through the window is a variety of collectable items, with a focus on various coats of arms.

Robson Street Scenes: Robson Street from Granville Street to Thurlow Street

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes along a section of Robson Street in downtown Vancouver. The scenes begin at the intersection of Robson Street and Granville Street and continue northwest up Robson Street to the intersection of Robson Street and Thurlow Street. 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 3A, 12A, and 14A.

Car at the corner of Granville Street and Robson Street

Item part is a photograph from the corner of Granville Street and Robson Street looking northwest up Robson Street; a car is halted at the intersection with the Pacific Centre Mall Eaton's Building (701 Granville Street) on the corner and the Sheraton Landmark hotel is visible in the background.

Eaton's building sidewalk

Item part is a photograph of the sidewalk along the southwestern, Robson Street, edge of the Eaton's Building (701 Granville Street) with the Sheraton Landmark hotel visible in the background.

Eaton's building sidewalk and entrance

Item part is a photograph of a street and sidewalk scene taken from the sidewalk outside the Eaton's Building (701 Granville Street) looking northeast up Granville Street. The visible storefronts include Scott's Cafe (722 Granville Street), Roselawn Florist (724 Granville Street), and Vancouver Block (736 Granville Street).

Gunny Sack, Pucky['s] Pants, Golden Arts & Curios

Item part is a photograph of retail shops on Robson Street taken across the street from the sidewalk next to the Eaton's Building (701 Granville Street). The identified shops are Shores, Gunny Sack, Pucky['s] Pants, and Golden Arts & Curios (720 Robson Street), and adjacent unidentified business further along Robson Street

Sixteen and Mod Optical

Item part is a photograph of retail shops on Robson Street taken across the street from the sidewalk next to the Eaton's Building (701 Granville Street). The identified shops are Sixteen and MOD Optical (708 Robson Street).

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.

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.

Sidewalk near 1001 Robson Street

Item part is a photograph of the sidewalk along Robson Street near The Card Shop at 1001 Robson Street White Spot (1025 Robson Street) and the Sheraton Landmark hotel are both visible in the background.

The Old Cheese Shoppe

Item part is a photograph of storefronts on Robson Street focusing on The Old Cheese Shoppe (1041 Robson Street), and including signage for Bo-Kado boutique (1035 Robson Street) and Protea (1039 Robson Street) clothing store.

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.

Robson Street outside The Old Cheese Shoppe

Item part is a photograph of Robson Street sidewalk and storefronts from outside The Old Cheese Shoppe (1041 Robson Street); other identified establishments include Robson's Fabrics (1075 Robson Street), C.E.B.A. Export & Import Co. Ltd. (1053-67 Robson Street) and the Sheraton Landmark hotel in the background.

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