In the 1950s, Vancouver like Canada was recovering from the World War II era. The city was thriving with new architecture, buildings and skyline’s construction that would shape the future of the city. Oakridge Centre, Vancouver Maritime Museum, Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Deas Island Tunnel were opened in the 1950s. In 1953, Vancouver’s first TV station, CBUT, went on the air. At the end of the decade the population of the city was over 620,000.
Here below are some fascinating photos that show Vancouver in the 1950s.