Bob Williams Reflects: Past, Present & Future

Guest Post: Kenneth Chan Few Vancouverites have had such a profound legacy on building communities in British Columbia as Bob... Read More

Towers in Communities: How High is Too High?

My Vancouver eastside neighbourhood of Commercial Drive was featured in the media recently for opposing another “high-rise” tower... Read More

Vancouver Neighbourhood Population Change, 1971-2006

Cities are constantly transforming. Although we often focus on the most visible signs of change—new buildings and reconstructed public... Read More

Re-Engaging Vancouver’s Waterfront

Vancouver is a beautiful city. Surrounded by the ocean, green mountains and parks, Vancouverites seem to thoroughly enjoy all its... Read More

Book Review: Cold Case Vancouver

Author: Eve Lazarus (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2015) Cold Case Vancouver is a bone-chilling journey into some of Vancouver’s most... Read More

Early Vancouver Tourism: A Natural Industry

Tourism has been a big part of Vancouver’s story since early into its history. Long known as a ‘distinctive destination’, many of the... Read More

Good Intent and Design Fail in Chinatown

Inserting new structures into older urban environments can be tricky. The rhythm of the street and its storefronts, sidewalk width... Read More