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Westminster Avenue

Westminster Avenue

Main Street was formerly known as Westminster Avenue because it was a direct route (via Kingsway) to New Westminster. Originally this road was called False Creek Road as it crossed over False Creek which was much larger prior to World War I.

1. Westminster Ave & Harris Street (1898), 2. Georgia Viaduct pipes (1914), 3. Quebec near East Georgia St (2008), 4. Hogan's Alley map (1939)

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Photo taken on 22 May 2008 (© SqueakyMarmot / Flickr)

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