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Through the Lens: Building Vancouver's History

A historic indoor digital tour of Strathcona with John Atkin
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Join historical experts in the Space Centre's digital Planetarium Star Theatre for a look back at Vancouver as you've never seen it before. This "indoor" digital walking tour allows a unique way to experience the changes that have enveloped our city over the last 100 years. Matching then-and-now panorama photography, experts John Atkin and Michael Kluckner move us through over a century of change.

In collaboration with the City of Vancouver Archives, a two-part
speaker series by local historians John Atkin and Michael Kluckner.

Experience Moore's turn of the century panoramic photographs of Vancouver as
they were meant to be seen. The Space Centre will reveal for the first time
with its new digital planetarium projection system the incredible details of
early Vancouver in a full immersion environment. Moore's images, taken by a
No. 8 Cirkut Outfit camera, were originally digitized by the Vancouver
Archives from 8 foot long negatives.

In part one, Atkin takes you on a digital walking tour of Downtown Vancouver,
Mount Pleasant and Burrard Inlet. In part two, Kluckner focuses on
Kerrisdale, False Creek and Granville Island. Experience this incredible
transformation of Vancouver's yesteryears into the 21st Century.

7pm - HR MacMillan Space Centre