Historical Background

There are many sources that describe the history of the West End of Vancouver.

The geology of the area

The geography

Forests and streams

The first occupants

The explorers

Early settlements

Three Greenhorns

Canadian Pacific Railway

Stanley Park

Wikipedia article on the West End: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_End,_Vancouver

Housing Styles: Architects, Designers and Builders

Luxton, Donald. Building the West: The Early Architects of British Columbia. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2003.

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