Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Sex Workers Memorial

Unveiled Sep. 16, 2016. Stands on the spot where prostitutes would stroll before the city kicked them out in the mid-1980s, ahead of Expo '86. It looks like an old-fashioned street lamp, and it lights up at night.
1130 Jervis St., Vancouver, BC, Canada
In front of St Paul's Anglican Church. On the south side of Jervis St., just west of its intersection with Pendrell St.
Lit at night.
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Prostitute Memorial

Sex workers memorial in Vancouver.

[Leigh Maher, 07/16/2018]

This neighborhood was popular with street prostitutes, and considered safe, until the city kicked them out in the mid-1980s. The memorial to their memory, shaped like a Victorian street lamp -- it lights up red at night -- was dedicated in 2016.

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