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After years of neglect the Astoria is restoring it's neon sign. Pub has become a good place to see live music. Article and photos

Hastings and Carral
Restoration of 1920s sign completed in December 2008
See story and pics

Vancouver's best blue's club, in one of the city's oldest buildings. More info
cecil hotel vancouver
Soon to be a 23 story tower
See story and photos

In the 1920s jazz giant Jelly Roll Morton played the Patricia Cafe and lived upstairs in the hotel. Read more.

The Niagara Hotel
435 W Pender St (Now the Ramada)
Read heritage study, article, more photos

This sign is also in bad shape.
Photo circa 1983
See more

177 E Hastings
sign restored in 2005
See heritage survey and article

The Sylvia Hotel in English Bay
is covered with Virginia creeper vines.
More info

Regal Hotel
1046 Granville St
Sign restored in 2005

2400 Kingsway
Now owned by the City of Vancouver and schedualed for redevelopment
See excellent research report by Birmingham and wood.

Drake Hotel 606 Powel St
Purchased by the City of Vancouver in 2008.
Read article

The Empress' neon has been neglected for decades and is in dire need of repair. Heritage survey

1100 Burrard St
sign altered in 2005 See pics

757 Richards St
Family owned and operated
Bed and Breakfast

Sign removed in 2005
See heritge survey

Corner of Seymour and Dunsmuir

Dodson Hotel, 25 E Hastings
Read article

2111 Main St at 6th Avenue
Grouse Mountain in the Background

Abbott St and Water St in Gastown
See Heritage survey

This sign was once lit with neon
See more photos and Heritage survey

Previously the Hotel California
and before that the Blackstone

Left to right are three large signs that make full use of Granville Street's relaxed signage bylaws

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