The Shops of Main Street

Written by Austin Andrews  //  November 4, 2008  //  North America, Photo Essays  //  No comments

Exploring the shops and storefronts between Little India and Chinatown on Main, November 2008.


Autumn canopy. Main & 53rd.


Black market typeset. Main & 52nd.


Star sign. Main & 52nd.


Ten Digit Dialling. Main & 51st.


Fancy. Main & 50th.

Weatherproof. Main & 49th.


Former glory. Main & 48th.


Red alert. Main & 46th.


Getaway route. Main & 45th.


Bygone community centre. Main & 43rd.


Codes blue. Main & 41st.


Combo Deal. Main & 41st.


Shout out to the regulars. Main & 39th.


Eat in/take out/boarded up. Main & 37th.


Colourfast inks. Main & 35th.


Second floor sale. Main & 34th.


No cards accepted. Main & 33rd.


Past perfect. Main & 32nd.


No parking weekdays after 3pm. Main & 32nd.


Replacement bulbs. Main & 30th.


Drawn blinds. Main & 29th.


Colour geometrics. Main & 28th.


Flash flood. Main & King Edward.


Festive faces. Main & 22nd.


A (yellow) shade of green. Main & 20th.


Calling cards. Main & 19th.


Rusty pinky. Main & 18th.


Value. Main & 16th.


Fast Font. Main & 15th.


Mixed messages. Main & Broadway.


Geodesic domes. Main & 6th.


Angles of incline. Main & 5th.


Letter columns ABC / ABPCB. Main & 3rd.


Celebration banners. Main & 2nd.


Hemispheres. Main & 1st.


Co. Ltd. Seeds. Main & Industrial.


Pacific Central Station. Main & Terminal.


Girl. Main & National


Skyscraping text. Main & Keefer.


Leading lines. Main & Keefer.


Watchful characters. Main & Pender.

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Austin Andrews

Austin Andrews is a Vancouver-based photojournalist and occasional filmmaker with a penchant for finding the fantastic in the everyday. Contact him at austin [at] sequential-one [dot] com

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