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Cartographically Speaking: Vancouver Neighbourhood Puzzle Named!

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Named Vancouver Neighbourhood Puzzle. Click here for a larger version


It was great surprise to see the wonderful response to the Vancouver Neighbourhood Puzzle. It seemed to keep many of you busy in your spare time and looking intently at the structure of our city for clues to decipher what which neighbourhood was which. There is no better way to learn about the place within which you live!

So, without further ado, here is the answer sheet. I’ll try to post a graphic with all the pieces and together and named in short order.

In the meantime….enjoy!


Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is also an educator, independent researcher and designer with personal and professional interests in the urban landscapes. His private practice – Metis Design|Build – is an innovative practice dedicated to a collaborative and ecologically responsible approach to the design and construction of places. You can see more of his artwork on his Visual Thoughts Tumblr.