This is brick building with green trim; a garment factory I suspect.

Red and green building at 4th and Ontario in Vancouver

Yes, it really was that green.

Vancouver has a flourishing garment trade, with designers, factories, and retail outlets (many along Main Street), all of them small and interdependent.

Ontario Street, pictured here, is an immensely useful and pleasant bicycle-optimized north-south artery that I use all the time.


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From: ross (Jul 10 2009, at 06:52)

The green immediately made me think of the green sheet technique for video like weathermen standing in front of a green background when on air the satellite images are shown behind.

creativity could abound...


From: Derek K. Miller (Jul 12 2009, at 00:26)

The building is an industrial laundry, and has been there for many decades. Sometimes the pleasant smell of clean fabric wafts through the neighbourhood.


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