Vancouver’s Connection to Craftsman Architecture

VHF would like to thank Michael Kluckner, local author and artist, for guest writing this post. Almost as ubiquitous in our city as... Read More

Book Review: A Burglar’s Guide to the City

Author: Geoff Manaugh (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016) Cities are many things to many different people. They are hubs of creativity... Read More

Brampton’s Etobicoke Creek: floods, concrete, and new public spaces

The City of Brampton — Canada’s ninth largest municipality — was founded as a small community in the mid-19th century, as the... Read More

Video Vancouver: Three Waves of Urban Reform

UNDERSTANDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF CANADIAN CITIES The story of urban reform in Canada can be understood in terms of waves. Here are... Read More

The Don Mills Safety Village taught kids to drive

1962 was a rough year for kids. In the 12 months between January and December, 20 young people under the age of 14 were killed on... Read More

RELEASE: Heritage Vancouver’s 2016 Top 10 Most Endangered Heritage Sites

Heritage Vancouver has released this year’s Top 10 Watch List. This year we are seeing particular threats to our neighbourhoods... Read More

Book Reviews: Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine

Author: Todd McCallum (AU Press, 2014) In High School film studies, I once made a documentary about homelessness in Vancouver. We had... Read More

RELEASE: Vancouver Heritage House Tour 2016

Via Vancouver Heritage Foundation: Coming up on Sunday, June 5th from 10am – 5pm is VHF’s 14th annual Heritage House Tour. The 2016... Read More

From folk singers to folklore, 1960s Yorkville lingers

With Canadian Music Week taking place just in clubs throughout Toronto, the historic Masonic Temple concert hall on Yonge Street ... Read More

5 Things to know about Heritage Toronto Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Heritage Toronto Awards. Michael Kushnir, development and marketing coordinator for Heritage... Read More