RELEASE: Pauline Johnson’s ‘Legends of Vancouver’ – online map and guide

The website ‘Legends of Vancouver’, is an online map and virtual self-guided walking tour of First Nation legends in downtown... Read More

Release: CoV Council Approves Historic Plan for Northeast False Creek

On February 13, Vancouver City Council voted to move forward with a bold plan for Northeast False Creek that will revitalize the... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks: Partnerships in Urban Property Development

Authors: Nigel Dubben and Brendan Williams (Wiley, 2009) When developments are created it is generally the property developer or... Read More

Vancouver’s Chinatown: The Dichotomy of Past and Present – Part 2

This is the second part of Spacing Vancouver’s Ulduz Maschaykh interview with prominent Real Estate Marketer and Art Collector... Read More

Vancouver’s Chinatown: The Dichotomy of Past and Present – Part 1

Vancouver’s Chinatown is one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods. Initially it developed as a segregated enclave along Carrall... Read More

RELEASE: COV Northeast False Creek final plan will be going to Council, Jan. 31

The City of Vancouver has released the final plan for Northeast False Creek, which will guide the creation of a vibrant new waterfront... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – CoV Elementary School Capacity vs Child Population by Neighbourhood

Click here to see an enlarged version. In September 2016, I unexpectedly received an email from a concerned Vancouverite. She had read... Read More

Book Review – The Strip: Las Vegas and the Architecture of the American Dream

Author: Stefan Al (The MIT Press, 2017) The first time I visited Las Vegas, I was quickly taken aback at the structures. I’d just... Read More

Book Review – Rethinking A Lot: The Design and Culture of Parking

Author: Eran Ben-Joseph (MIT Press, 2015) Surface parking lots are ever-present in the contemporary city. Moovelab’s incredible... Read More

A Vancouver Parable: False Prophets, Green Illusions and Vanishing Neighbourhoods

A stroll along Vancouver’s Broadway west of Macdonald offers the pedestrian many small, engaging storefronts. The low awnings provide... Read More