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The dead zone
Gastown 1997: Essentially a dead zone, according to many in the city. (no byline/Vancouver Sun)...
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Redevelopment of Woodwards
Developers were optimistic about the redevelopment of Hastings Street at, and around, the old Woodward's store. Eastside activists, however, were concerned that low-income people would lose their housing to yuppies. (no byline/Vancouver Sun, March 1997)...
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It’s a hole new outlook from here
It's a hole new outlook from here. Gastown restoration: worm's eye view of Gastown provides construction worker Jerome Picha with a look at some of the oldest buildings in Vancouver. He is standing in a trench dug near Maple Tree Square to put electric and telephone wires underground. The Square...
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