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.
Address:
1130 Jervis St., Vancouver, BC, Canada
Directions:
In front of St Paul's Anglican Church. On the south side of Jervis St., just west of its intersection with Pendrell St.
Hours:
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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