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History Lesson

Did you know that Granville Island wasn't always the quaint tourist hot spot complete with the freshest food money can buy? Until the mid-20th century the island was flooded with shipyards, metal fabricators, warehouses, and wire rope manufacturers. After the Granville Island that we know today launched in 1979, it has become much more than its intended use. Curious about the history and future of one of Vancouver's most treasured locations? Read on. [Urban Land]