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Granville Island: An Urban Oasis

By: McCullough, Michael

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing Co: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608235

ISBN: 0662274008

Condition: Very Good


0662274008 121 pages including index. Twenty years ago, Granville Island was transformed from a decrepit 37 acre industrial slum in Vancouver's False Creek to possibly the most successful urban redevelopment ever seen in North America. Rusty tin-sided factories were reborn as a public market, an art school, shops, restaurants, theatres, and a great deal more. Today, Granville Island boasts more than eight million visits a year, 2,600 jobs and the highest sales per square foot of any public market on this continent. A chronicle of the Granville Island story which celebrates what the Island ... View more info