Waiting on the sidewalk

Two Asian men sitting on the sidewalk at a coffee shop on Robson Street, at the corner with Homer. The men with the briefcase were waiting for someone to arrive. The young woman was with them and paced up and down. They had an extra chair, but she didn't want to sit down. The imagination runs...

For more posts on Robson Street, see this post , of the square, or this one, of the public library.

499 Drake Street, Vancouver

Every time I go by this condo in the Yaletown area, I stop to look at how intricately this narrow entrance was conceived and developed. It's an odd mix of European-inspired design, with lots of stairs and plants and strange gargoyles resting on columns. Known as "Grace," the rest of the building consists of tall residential towers. It's a unique building. Residents use fingerprint scanners to gain access to the main doors and elevators.

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