Map of Metro Vancouver

his rug based on a map showing the major car routes through Greater Vancouver was published by the Automobile Club of Vancouver about 1935, in the lead up to the excitement of Vancouver's Golden Jubilee celebrated in 1936. Note the absence of the Lions Gate Bridge ( opened in 1938) and of Highway 1 (opened in 1962).

The original map is surrounded by small advertisements addressing the motorist's every need - parking garages and motor lodges, auto repair shops and sightseeing destinations

The rugs are produced by, and available at Burritt Bros. Carpet & Floors