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Post-Christmas rush, 1967
Woodward's Department Store, December 27 1967. Looking ahead a year, thrifty Vancouver shoppers throng the downtown department store in search of bargains on Christmas cards and wrapping paper. Store clerks were also busy exchanging hundreds of gifts which recipients found not quite to their taste or the wrong size. ...
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Woodwards building, 1903
A photo of the Woodward's department store around the time that it opened in 1903. The picture features the original four-storey building at the corner of Hastings and Abbott. Two stories were added to the structure in 1908, the first of 14 additions to the building. Sun Files...
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The iconic W
W sign atop the new Woodward's building is alight in downtown Vancouver as the sun goes down Saturday January 16, 2010. (Jenelle Schneider/PNG)...
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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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