The way we were: Model T's on G Street

By Helena McMurdo

I was trolling through the archives the other day and can't believe we hadn't yet featured this beauty. I love that this is so clearly recognizable as our dear Granville Street. As usual traffic is brutal and the bus is no where to be seen.

West side of Granville Street looking South from 11th Ave, 1925 Photo courtesy of VPL Archives, (VPL Accession Number: 30369)  

West side of Granville Street looking South from 11th Ave, 1925
Photo courtesy of VPL Archives, (VPL Accession Number: 30369)
 

This seems to be the perfect picture to play a game of I spy. A nun, a nurse (or is just dressed in the fashion of the day?), a drunk man on a bicycle, The Douglas Block. Now you go. Share your thoughts in the comments below.


Posted on August 15, 2015 and filed under The Way We Were.