Vancouver’s Wordless Wednesdays
Established in 1912
and overlooking beautiful English Bay, The Sylvia was designed as an apartment building by Mr. W.P. White, a Seattle architect. It was built in 1912 by Booker, Campbell and Whipple Construction Company for a Mr. Goldstein, who had a daughter named Sylvia.
During the Depression
the Sylvia Court Apartments fell on hard times, and in 1936 the building was converted into an apartment hotel. With the advent of World War II, many of the suites were converted to rooms, in order to provide accommodation for the merchant-marine crews. Read more
Live on Vancouver’s waterfront!
The view of Olympic Village , False creek South, taken from Citygate which consits of many hirise condos along Quebec Street and Main Street, Vancouver, BC
Skytrain at your doorstep and the fabulous seawall at your front door. The seawall follows the waterfront from Kitsilano, False Creek South, False Creek North, the West End, Stanley Park and ends up in Coal Harbour.
Have a favourite part of the seawall you like to use ?