Paris Block

Paris Shoes sold logging boots and ladies shoes to Vancouverites

November 13, 2009

Paris Shoes sold logging boots and ladies shoes to Vancouverites

Paris Shoes at 51 W. Hastings, in Vancouver, possibly 1919. Maybe if shoeboxes still looked this beautifully white you wouldn’t have to have salespeople constantly disappearing into the back. I somehow doubt that the uniform whiteness of this bank of shoe boxes could every happen again, though, and if it did it would be twee rather than pure utility. 

…read more