Yip Sang et al at 51 Dupont Street, 1900
The Wing Sang building is Chinatown’s oldest building. Yip Sang was probably the most successful business men in Chinatown, largely through providing Chinese labourers to the Canadian Pacific Railway. Through this store he was a retailer, wholesaler, and importer of Chinese goods, including opium.
Source: Photo by A Milne, City of Vancouver Archives #689-52