Then & Now in Pictures

Compare images from past decades and the present day to see how much things have changed and what’s remained the same. 

Drag the slider in the middle to view different areas of the archive photo and the modern image.

Unique Stories from History: The Vibrant Gay Bar of Hotel Vancouver in the 1940’s

As we delve into the rich tapestry of Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s history, we often uncover unique stories. One such remarkable tale takes us back to the 1940s when a clandestine gay bar thrived within the elegant walls of Hotel Vancouver. Allow us to shine a light on this forgotten hotel chapter, celebrating those who sought […]

Vintage Holiday Menus

Look though Hotel Vancouver’s archives at vintage holiday menus from past Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day dinners.

Mark Twain’s Bedside Interview

The story of how Mark Twain gave an interview from his Hotel Vancouver guest room bed in 1895.

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