Video Vancouver: Granville Bridge (1954)

The City of Vancouver presents. Cinematography: Jack McCallum. Story and Narration: Dorwin Baird. Produced by: Lew Perry. 1951-1954... Read More

EVENT: Heritage Vancouver Society -Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities – False Creek South, Oct 11th

Shaping Vancouver 2018: Contested Places Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities – False Creek South WHEN: Thursday... Read More

District Lot 185: Vancouver’s West End

Written for VHF by guest author, Michael Kluckner. No Vancouver neighbourhood has more layers of heritage than the West End. Its early... Read More

Book Review: Rome – Urban Formation and Transformation

Author: Jon Michael Schwarting (Applied Research & Design, 2017) If you are into Roman architecture and urban planning…..and... Read More

Book Review: Smith House II

The design of a house is for me a resolution between the needs of a family and the demands of a site. The relationship between... Read More

Marcus Garvey’s place in Toronto’s history

For the past several years, 355 College Street has been home to Thymeless Bar, a reggae nightspot situated just steps from Kensington... Read More

Event: Help Shape The Courtyard – August 23rd and 24th

The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in collaboration with Dunefield Consulting invited young, emerging entrepreneurs to sell... Read More

Freedom abound: celebrating Emancipation Day in St. John’s Ward, 1845–1860

by Natasha Henry August 1, 1852 At sunrise, a large crowd gathered for an early church service at the British Methodist Episcopal... Read More

Events: UNESCO World Heritage Site: Business Opportunities for Vancouver’s Chinatown, July 25-26

As part of an ongoing UNESCO series the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Classical Garden , the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British... Read More

The Steveston Salmon Festival: 5 Urbanist Sights to See

The Steveston Salmon Festival is happening this Canada Day weekend. The festival has been going for some 73 years down on the southern... Read More