5 Vintage Photos of Kitsilano Beach

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Sunbathers on Kits Beach AM54-S4-: Be P112.3 1937 Matthews, James Skitt, Major

Sunbathers on Kits Beach AM54-S4-: Be P112.3 1937. Image: Major Matthews

The end of summer and sunbathing at Kitsilano Beach makes us nostalgic.  So we scoured the City of Vancouver Archives for retro photos of the Kits Beach of yore. Here’s what we dug up:

Group of men and boys on Greer's Beach (now Kitsilano Beach),1889 Matthews, James Skitt, Major

Group of men and boys on Greer’s Beach (Kitsilano Beach)] 1889 Image: Major Matthews

View of Kitsilano Beach, original bathhouse, gazebo and surrounding houses . 1915 Vancouver Park Board

View of Kitsilano Beach, original bathhouse, gazebo and surrounding houses, 1915. Image: Vancouver Park Board

Water front view of buildings on Kitsilano Beach w/dance hall and boathouse 1905 Matthews, James Skitt, Major

Water front view of buildings on Kitsilano Beach w/dance hall and boathouse, 1905. Image: Major Matthews

Kitsilano Beach, 1928. Image: Major Matthews

Kitsilano Beach, 1928. Image: Major Matthews

Man standing on wooden sidewalk at shore of Kitsilano Beach during a storm, 191?. Image:  Major Matthews

Man standing on wooden sidewalk at shore of Kitsilano Beach during a storm, 191?. Image: Major Matthews

Last modified: August 20, 2014

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