Crosswalks at three Commercial Drive intersections have been decorated with the green, white, and red colors of the Italian flag.
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The crosswalks are on East 1st Avenue and Commercial, East 4th Avenue and Commercial, and Charles Street and Commercial. Stretching eight blocks, Little Italy is four blocks of Commercial Drive north and south of East 1st Avenue.
The City of Vancouver recognized these eight blocks of Commercial Drive as Vancouver’s historic Little Italy, so we wanted to give some definition to the area, and promote and expand upon that, and it’s been really well received both by residents, Vancouverites, [and] tourists that are visiting the city.
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