Photo-Essay: Inside Vancouver Neighbourhoods – Downtown

Vancouver Biennale - Artifical Rock #143Welcome to the first of a series of photo-essays created for Inside Vancouver. This month’s photo essay takes a look at the downtown peninsula.

One of the most vibrant areas of the city of Vancouver is its downtown core. Surrounded on two sides by magnificent waterfronts and topped by the greenery of Stanley Park, this downtown area is anything but a dead-zone buffered by the business of 9-5.

Chop Shop - Vancouver Rock n' Roll Hair Salon on Granville StreetWhether it is international art, fantastic galleries, amazing food or specialty Vancouver shopping, the downtown of Vancouver has it all plus some. Static Photography’s photographer Kris Krüg had a chance to tour the streets of Vancouver for some fun in the sun and sight-seeing.

Come join us for a tour of Downtown Vancouver and see the sights for yourself!

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Photo-Essay: Inside Vancouver Neighbourhoods – Downtown

Featured Vancouverite: Kris Krug

How long have you been a Vancouverite?
I moved to Langley in 1995 from California. After finishing university at Trinity Western, I moved back to the Silicon Valley to work in the booming Internet industry. I then moved back to Vancouver in 2004, and have called it home ever since.

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Featured Vancouverite: Kris Krug

Documenting Vancouver’s Neighborhoods with a Series of 12 Photo Essays

Jules Moore -- The Waldorf Hotel

From a beautiful stone path that wraps around the entire city to character houses to some of the best food in the world, Vancouver is a very diverse city. Each of the various neighbourhoods has its own cultural identity, complete with its own landmarks, distinct food offerings and aesthetic. It would be exceedingly difficult to experience all that Vancouver has to offer in one short visit as a traveling tourist.

This year is particularly exciting in our city’s cultural history with Vancouver’s 125th birthday coming in just at the heels of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Our time to celebrate our city as it moves forward with its initiative to become the greenest city by 2020 has come!

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Documenting Vancouver’s Neighborhoods with a Series of 12 Photo Essays