The Death and Life of the Single-Family House

When experts try to explain how Vancouver’s history has impacted its housing crisis, they often point to Expo 86 as ground zero. But... 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

A Year in Five Minutes: Vancouver 1974

The Credit Foncier Building, photographed in 1974, was designated this year as a Heritage Building. Item # CVA 778-212. In 1974, the... Read More

A Year in Five Minutes: Vancouver 1972

City of Vancouver Archives, opened in 1972. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia. In 1972, the NPA’s reign was over, the City Archives were... Read More

Book Review – Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness: Architectural Multiculturalism in North America

Author: Donia Zhang (Routledge, 2015) Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness deals with the impact of the design of ethnic Chinese... Read More

Vancouver’s Built Legacy: Transitioning a DTES Jail to Affordable Living

Steps from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside police headquarters, stands a former jail that once haunted the community even beyond its... Read More

Maintaining History: Preserving Special Sites through Good Maintenance

Vancouver’s historic buildings and streetscapes offer diverse residential and commercial spaces and contribute numerous benefits for a... Read More

Event: Crimetown: Vancouver–Vancouver Public Library, November 30

When: Thursday November 30; 7:00 p.m. Where: Vancouver Public Library; 350 West Georgia Street (Alice MacKay Room... Read More

Warren Gill Lecture Series: What is happening to my neighbourhood? December 1, 2017

The Annual Warren Gill Lecture Series Presented by Simon Fraser University’s City Program What is happening to my neighbourhood... Read More

Inspector Vance and the True Crime Magazines of the 1930s and ‘40s

One of the many fascinating things that Inspector John Vance packed away when he retired from the Vancouver Police Department in 1949... Read More