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Livingspace Interiors

1706 W 1st Ave

Vancouver, BC

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Kitsilano, or “Ki-Chi-Ra-No” to the locals, was home to the second largest Japanese Canadian community in Vancouver. From 1904-1942 over one thousand people settled here and built housing: kyabins (cabins), storefronts, a church, a Japanese Language School and a public bath. Families ran businesses, worked in the local industry and children attended Henry Hudson Elementary.

With the forcible removal or all persons of Japanese descent from the BC Coast in 1942-1949, the community was uprooted and the buildings sold by the federal government. Since there are no structures remaining today to remind us of the Ki-Chi-Ra-No neighbourhood, this walking tour has been created to ensure the stories of the pioneer kunimoto, people from the same prefecture in Japan, are preserved for the future.

Meet in the parking lot of Livingspace Interiors, 1706 W 1st Ave, Vancouver (between Burrard & Pine).

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If you are driving, please allow plenty of time to find parking. It is a busy business area.

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