Only Seafood, The

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Only Seafood, The | Icon | A once-upon-a-time diner of legend at 20 East Hastings Street. Opened in 1917, the eatery – with its beautiful neon seahorse signage and horseshoe lunch counter making it especially iconic – had its heyday in the middle part of the 20th century. The facade remained a draw even after the Downtown Eastside institution was closed for good in 2009 (following a police raid that turned up a lot of cocaine and heroin on the premises), but since the sign was removed in 2015 the exterior no longer hints at the location’s storied past.

Usage: “It’s a real shame that The Only Seafood isn’t around anymore. That place was terribly amazing…”

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    The Only | Exterior signage
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    The Only | Exterior signage detail
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    The Only | Shelley and Craig
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  • The Only | possible retail space next door
    The Only | possible retail space next door
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    The Only | possible retail space next door
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    The Only | possible retail space next door
  • The Only | original breaker board?
    The Only | original breaker board?
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    The Only | Rear
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    From Only rear, looking down shaft to basment
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    The Only | Rear
  • Logger's Social Club | Just...wow
    Logger's Social Club | Just...wow
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    Logger's Social Club | Rules
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  • Logger's Social Club | Kitchen
    Logger's Social Club | Kitchen
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    Logger's Social Club
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  • Sign, reborn
    Sign, reborn

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  1. Has this space been looked at to revitalize? I would love to sit around that bar for happy hour oysters…..

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