Saturday, April 6, 2019

Visit to Strathcona

Today we paid a visit to Vancouver's oldest neighbourhood, Strathcona. It features an ice cream shop with 238 flavours, which is always busy. The little convenience store on Vernon Drive caught my eye. It is a little shack that time itself forgot. I think it was still open, not too long ago, but seems closed down now. Also, store plus house are currently for sale, listed at $2.6M dollars, no less. Ouch!

It also has the Admiral Seymour school, which is quite striking. Here is what it looked like when it was freshly finished:

And this is what it looked like today, in april 2019. I must say that the school board kept it in remarkable good condition, considering its age.

Quickly after building, it must have gotten too small, as the brick annex was erected: