The View From Your Window #147: Seeing Blue Through All The Grey Off Main Street

November 29, 2012.

Reader R.R. | Main at 16th | Vancouver, BC | 12:26pm | SHARE YOUR VIEW

We love posting the photographs that reveal the views from our reader’s windows. Whether it’s a back alley in the fall or a sandy beach in high summer, we’re always stoked to see what you see from home, work or while on the road. Some of our all-time favourite reader submissions below…

  • Reader T.R. | Above Coal Harbour | 6pm | Vancouver, BC
  • Scout Central (our own view)
  • Main St. Vancouver, BC 811pm
  • Hastings Sunrise Vancouver, BC 745pm
  • West End Vancouver 1030am
  • Mt. Pleasant Vancouver 1000am
  • West End Vancouver 1030am
  • Woodward’s Building, Gastown Vancouver 915am
  • Reader W.E. Venables Vancouver 447pm
  • Reader F.R. West Vancouver, BC 5pm
  • Reader M.S. Mosquito Creek, North Vancouver 5pm
  • Reader S.L. Yukon and 27th Vancouver 7pm
  • From reader O.L. Paradise Valley Squamish 1024am
  • Reader J.M. Sentinel Hill West Vancouver 830pm
  • Reader K.M. Hastings East Vancouver 620am
  • Reader G.V. Commercial Drive Vancouver 1020am
  • Reader G.P. West End Vancouver 200pm
  • Reader J.D. Victoria Drive Vancouver 850pm
  • Reader A.H. Commercial Drive Vancouver 100pm
  • Reader A.F. False Creek Vancouver 805pm
  • Reader T.L. Mt. Pleasant Vancouver 545pm
  • Reader O.L. Catania Sicily 202pm
  • Reader A.M. Long Beach Lodge Tofino 850pm
  • Reader M.R. Saanich, BC 1200pm
  • Reader J.E. Main and Kingsway Vancouver, BC 500am
  • Reader A.H. East Vancouver, BC 932am
  • Reader M.S. North Vancouver, BC 300am
  • Reader J.M. Mount Pleasant Vancouver, BC 800pm
  • Reader M.B. Maple Tree Square Vancouver, BC 107pm
  • Reader A.C. South Granville Vancouver, BC 1134pm
  • Reader B.B. Strathcona Vancouver, BC 1150am
  • Reader W.U. Mt. Pleasant Vancouver, BC 915pm
  • Reader T.D.M Naramata, BC 500pm
  • Reader J.B Seattle, Washington, USA 915pm
  • Reader B.M Richmond, BC Afternoon
  • Reader M.P. 15th and Fraser Vancouver, BC 1015pm
  • Reader K.K. Naramata Bench The Okanagan Valley, BC 745pm
  • Reader M.B. Gastown Vancouver, BC 1230pm
  • Reader J.C. East Hastings Vancouver, BC 1230pm
  • Reader B.R. Mackenzie Beach Tofino, BC 900am
  • Reader G.H. Main at 16th Vancouver, BC 930am
  • Reader S.L. somewhere near Calgary, Alberta 930am
  • Reader P.H.  Dundarave  West Vancouver, BC  630pm
  • Reader S.F.  Whytecliff  West Vancouver, BC  1000am
  • Reader E.E.  Oak Bay  Victoria, BC  530pm (2)
  • Reader J.M.  Chinatown  Vancouver, BC  1145am
  • Reader A.G.  Gastown  Vancouver, BC  750pm
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  • Reader G.L. Gastown Vancouver, BC 5:32pm
  • Reader LA Tofino BC 1pm
  • Reader DD Gabriola Island BC 758am
  • Reader MB Outside The Bayside Bistro Parksville BC 430pm
  • Reader VL Kitsilano Vancouver BC 345pm
  • Reader JG Oakura Taranaki New Zealand 345pm
  • Reader SS mid-air over the West Side Vancouver BC 1118am
  • Reader CS North Vancouver BC 535pm
  • TC Lok Wah Hong Kong 1034pm
  • Reader KF North Burnaby 730am
  • Reader LM Ribeirao Claro Brazil 434 pm
  • Reader ABR Mount Pleasant Vancouver BC 448pm
  • Reader AP South Granville Vancouver BC 100 pm
  • Reader MF Marais Rue de Temple Paris France 300 pm
  • Reader RG Gastown Fire Escape Vancouver BC 916pm
  • AM St Croix US Virgin Islands 1200pm
  • Reader SD Paia Maui Hawaii USA 615pm
  • Reader MN Amman Jordan 643pm
  • Reader AR Mt Seymour from Deep Cove North Vancouver BC 430pm
  • Reader LN Quebec St Vancouver BC 430pm
  • Reader HS West Hollywood California USA 430pm
  • Reader SC Hamilton St Vancouver BC 612pm
  • Reader A Mission BC Dinner Time
  • Reader LT Main St Vancouver BC
  • Reader AM Copacabana Palace Hotel Rio de Janeiro Brazil 812am
  • Reader KC Lost Lagoon Stanley Park Vancouver BC 1049am
  • Reader MS | Woodwards Gastown Vancouver BC 612pm
  • Reader DB Shangri La Hotel Jakarta Indonesia 553am
  • Reader LV Downtown Cambie St Vancouver BC 2:20pm
  • Reader S.Y. Clark at 3rd Vancouver, BC 6:30pm
  • Reader J.C. Siena, Italy 6:30pm
  • Reader C.W. The Village at False Creek Vancouver, BC 4:25pm
  • Reader C.J. | Water & Cambie | Vancouver, BC | 2:00pm
  • Reader D.B. The Westin, Paris, France 12:00pm
  • Reader T.G. | I am crying. My city is on fire. | Vancouver, BC | 9:30pm
  • Reader S.D | Victory Square | Vancouver, BC | 5:30pm
  • Reader J.I. | Overlooking the lake | Osoyoos, BC | 7:45pm
  • Reader J.R. | East Van Apartment | Vancouver, BC | 7:45pm
  • Reader C.W. | English Bay | Vancouver, BC | 6:00pm
  • Reader C.L. | Keefer Place | Vancouver, BC | 12:55pm
  • Reader S.K. | Looking West towards Lighthouse Park | West Vancouver, BC | 2:37pm
  • Reader J.I. | Sooke, BC | 7:30pm
  • Reader N.F. | Gassy jack Square, Gastown | Vancouver, BC 12:11pm
  • Reader A.L. | Taipei, Taiwan | 6:00am
  • Reader P.K. | Railway Tracks, Gastown | Vancouver, BC | 10:47am
  • Reader M.N. | Returning from Protection Island | 2:00pm
  • A.M. | Summerland, BC | 9:12pm
  • Reader P.D. | Little Elbow Campground, Kananaskis Country | Alberta | 9:02am
  • Reader S.H. | Gagliano Aterno, Abruzzo | Italy | 1:00am
  • Reader K.M. | Kensington Market | Toronto, Ontario | 1:00pm
  • Reader J.I. | Nita Lake | Whistler, BC | 5:45pm
  • Reader I.F. | Petrovac, Montenegro | 10:35am
  • Reader J.M. | Sakinaw Lake | Sunshine Coast, BC | 10:54am
  • Reader M.K. | Crosstown | Vancouver, BC | 3:20pm
  • Reader S.C. | Strathcona | Vancouver, BC | 4:15pm | SHARE YOUR VIEW
  • Reader G.G. | Yaletown | Vancouver, BC | 11:33am
  • Reader S.S. | On a train near Interlaken | Switzerland | 10:21am
  • Reader J.G. | Cambie & 17th | Vancouver, BC | 3:10am
  • Reader K.P. | Strathcona | Vancouver, BC | 8:30am
  • Reader T.V. | Parker St. Studios | East Vancouver, BC | 5:00pm
  • Reader L.A. | Hawks & Pender, Strathcona | East Vancouver, BC | 7:16am
  • Reader L.A. | Willow's Beach | Victoria, BC | 4:30pm
  • Reader I.H. | Regal Kowloon Hotel | Hong Kong | 8:45pm
  • Reader B.M. | Blood Alley, Gastown |Vancouver, BC | 10:45am
  • Reader C.T. | Fraser River | Vancouver, BC | 8:08am
  • Reader V.C. | BC Place Sunrise | Vancouver, BC | 8:25am
  • Reader S.W. | Lonsdale Quay | North Vancouver, BC | 1:30pm
  • Reader R.W. | Buenos Aires, Capital Federal | Argentina | 6:10am
  • Reader D.G. | Gastown, Vancouver | 4:35pm
  • Reader H.P. | Main & 5th | Vancouver, BC | 10:00am
  • Reader E.S. | Art Department, Mammoth Studios | Vancouver, BC
  • Reader A.V. | Harbour Center | Vancouver, BC | 3:48pm
  • Reader M.K. | Victoria Drive | Vancouver, BC | 4:10pm
  • R.K. | Eagles eyeing crow's nest | 5th Avenue, Kitsilano | Vancouver, BC | 11:00am
  • From Z.H. | West End | Vancouver, BC | 4pm
  • From D.P. | West Broadway/Fairview | Vancouver, BC | 4pm
  • From K.L. | Hastings & Boundary | Vancouver, BC
  • From R.M. | Wailea, Hawaii | USA |
  • E.D. | Graveley & Woodland | Vancouver, BC | 3:06pm
  • S.Y. | Victory Square | Vancouver, BC | 3:39pm
  • From D.D. | Carrall & Cordova in Gastown | Vancouver, BC | 11:14pm
  • From S.S. | Dunsmuir | Vancouver, BC | 6:30am
  • From R.J.R | East Hastings (Hastings-Sunrise) | Vancouver, BC | 6:15pm
  • From S.L. | Sheraton Wall Center (31st Floor) | Vancouver, BC | 9:36m
  • From K.Y. | Waterfront (Harbour Centre) | Vancouver, BC | 6:15am
  • R.B. | Davie Village | Vancouver, BC | 7:30pm
  • From C.W. | Deltascoot Scooter Rally musters | Delta, BC | 12:58pm
  • T.L. | Washroom stall at the top of the Standard Hotel | New York, NY | 2:30pm
  • Reader V.R. | helijet traveling from Vancouver to Victoria
  • Reader C.C. | Pendrell Sound, BC | 7:30pm
  • Reader M.L. | Somewhere over Canada on a flight from YYZ to YVR | 7:00am
  • Reader G.T. | Looking west over Stanley Park from Coal Harbour | 5:00pm
  • Reader C.F. | Chancery Place | Vancouver, BC | 10:30am
  • Reader K.T. | Beatty Street | Yaletown | Vancouver, BC | 6:30am
  • Reader J.S. | Somewhere Over The Rocky Mountains | 7pm
  • Reader V.R. | Hotel Vancouver as seen from an office across the street | 3:30pm
  • Reader R.R. | Main at 16th | Vancouver, BC | 12:26pm
  • Reader A.T. | Seabus crossing Burrard Inlet | Vancouver, BC | 4:30pm
  • Reader A.T. | Mount Pleasant | Vancouver, BC | 8:20am
  • Reader A.T. | Mount Pleasant | Vancouver, BC | 8:29pm
  • Reader C.C. | Mustique Island | St. Vincent & The Grenadines | 9:30pm
  • Reader S.B. | Wall St. | East Vancouver | 4:00pm
  • Reader K.K. | Early morning flight from Vancouver to Kelowna | 8:00am
  • Reader C.W. | East 4th Ave. at Commercial Drive | 3:29pm
  • A.M. | The Marais (with peekaboo Pompidou Centre) | Paris, France | 9:00am
  • A.N. | Fairview Slopes | Vancouver, BC | 9:30pm
  • I.F. | In a small cottage in the village of Topola, Serbia | 12:00pm
  • A.M. | State Line, Oregon & California | 8pm
  • Reader K.Q. | Waiting for my float plane | Ganges Harbour, Saltspring island | 7am
  • Reader W.U. | Canmore, Alberta | 7:30am
  • Reader K.K. | Lighthouse Pub | Nanaimo Harbour, BC | 4:58pm
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  • Reader T.R. | Flying into Vancouver from Victoria | 8:00am
  • Reader A.J. | Above Coal Harbour |  9:14am | South Granville | Vancouver, BC
  • A.M. | Sun Tower | 12:55pm
  • M.B. | 2:30pm | Port Kells, BC
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  • L.G. | The West End | 8:00am
  • Reader M.C. | Passing by Livingston Island, Antarctica | 9:33am
  • Reader H.S. | Boulevard Garibaldi | Paris, France | 4:30pm
  • Reader A. F | False Creek | 7:45am
  • Readers F.C. & C.W. | Bidwell St. | English Bay | Vancouver, BC | 7:20pm
  • Reader D.A. | Sunrise in Mount Pleasant | Vancouver, BC | 8pm
  • Reader J.C. | Scout on the Goondocks | Astoria, OR | 3pm
  • T.R. | From the bar, 52 stories up in The Shard | London, UK | 7pm
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