Determined to preserve a clean, affordable, decent place for low income people the owner of the Del Mar refused to sell to the Provincial Governments Hydro Company who wanted to buy the property for their new building. He must have turned down millions. Hydro eventually gave up and built all around the Del Mar. A man who had principles and lived by them, rare. To read the story google Unlimited Growth Increases The Divide. Drawn at Hamilton and Dunsmuir Streets in Vancouver BC.