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Thomas Hooper X Fine Light Trading - Hexad MMXIV

Earlier this year I was very lucky to start a project with Innis from Fine Light Trading, the premise was to design one skull ring based on some of my drawings and tattooing. 53 more words

2014

Arts & Crafts Building - Seymour Street

We saw the Arts and Crafts Building on the 500 block of Seymour Street in an earlier post. It was built in two stages; the first phase was designed by Thomas Hooper for Evans and Hastings and constructed by Norton Griffiths Steel at a cost of $45,000 in 1911, during the city’s first really big boom. 276 more words

Still Standing

303 West Pender Street

We’ve featured this building in a slightly later incarnation, when it was home to the Morning Star newspaper in 1929. What we hadn’t fully appreciated until we found this Vancouver Public Library image is that the newspaper shared the building with an industrial user – the Universal Knitting Co Ltd, whose signage in this 1922 image totally ignores the presence of the… 427 more words

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Hamilton Hall - Dunsmuir and Hamilton

We saw this building as the city’s second First Baptist Church in the previous post. Here it is in 1940, in a different role. The Baptists moved on to new premises in 1911, but the church building wasn’t demolished. 178 more words

Gone

First Baptist Church - Dunsmuir and Hamilton

This church stood on the south east corner of Dunsmuir and Hamilton streets. It was designed in 1889 by Thomas Hooper, better known these days for his many workmanlike commercial buildings. 146 more words

Gone