Demolition underway of Vancouver’s iconic 3 Vets

After 70 years in business, family-run outdoor equipment store 3 Vets closed its doors for good in December 2017.

Since then, the building on 2200 Yukon St. has sat dormant while a development application for a four-storey project featuring light industrial use on the first and second storeys and general office use on the remaining floors worked its way through the maze of city planning bureaucracy.

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Demolition of the 3 Vets building finally began this week, with a backhoe making short work of the concrete and metal structure.

See video below on the last days of 3 Vets:

 

 

 

 

 

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