“They’ve Shut Down East Hastings”

Written by Austin Andrews  //  December 7, 2008  //  Miscellaneous Photos, North America  //  2 Comments


Pedestrian xing.


Street press.


Neon stalwart.


Stilt pirouette.


Shadow patrol.


Protest smear.


A client enters Insite, North America’s first government-funded safe injection site. The facility has drawn the viagra chewable tablets ire of many, being derided by the Bush administration as “state-assisted suicide” and repeatedly being threatened with closure by Canadian PM Stephen Harper. With five years’ operation behind it, Insite has seen no fatalities.


Buck-a-slice pizza.


Carnegie beat. Cops in front of the community centre.


Neon row.


Tungsten alley.

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  4. A Lion on Hastings
  5. East Village Decay

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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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2 Comments on "“They’ve Shut Down East Hastings”"

  1. Gwen December 15, 2009 at 1:49 am ·

    beautiful images :)

  2. Pearce April 18, 2010 at 12:21 am ·

    Hey, that’s me in the 3rd picture down!

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