What does the future hold for Vancouver’s Chinatown?

In 2014, the City of Vancouver announced a three-year, $2.5 million grant program to provide critical upgrades to Chinatown’s historic... Read More

Visual Thoughts #62

Last VT image: Alice Lake – Squamish, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is also... Read More

Book Review: Now I Sit Me Down

Author: Witold Rybczynski (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016) Following in the lineage of his acclaimed works Home: A Short History of... Read More

READ: Spring 2017 edition of Fife and Drum

The latest edition of Fife and Drum, the quarterly journal produced by the Friends of Fort York, was just released. Here’s some of... Read More

Book Review—Palazzos of Power: Central Stations of the Philadelphia Electric Company, 1900-1930

Author: Joseph E. Elliott and Aaron V. Wunsch (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) “If it isn’t Electric, it isn’t Modern” proclaimed... Read More

Queen Elizabeth Park: Vancouver’s Axis Mundi

There is wide agreement among scholars of comparative mythology that the ‘axis mundi’ is the most ancient and culturally... Read More

Event: HVS Shaping Vancouver 2017 Conversation #2, May 11th

Shaping Vancouver 2017: Undefined Heritage – Diversity, Inclusivity and Understanding WHEN: May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm... Read More

The Beginning of the Vancouver Special Revolution

It’s important to keep pre-existing buildings until they have outlived their usefulness. This makes sense economically... Read More

Metro Vancouver Speaks: A New Podcast Lets Residents Tell Their Stories

Looking for a new podcast in your life? How about one with a local flavour? In “The Strait and Narrows” – an exciting new six-episode... Read More

Events: London Heritage Farm Plant Sale, May 13/14

London Heritage Farm is having its 11th Annual Plant Sale this May 13 & 14, 10am-4pm. Experience the breathtaking nature of... Read More