Video Vancouver: Return to Hogan’s Alley

Secret Vancouver: Return to Hogan’s Alley Discover how this hotbed of historic jazz was nearly forgotten by time and erased by... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks – The Skytrain Explorer: Heritage Walks From Every Station

Author: John Atkin (Steller Press Ltd., 2005) Everything is walking distance if you have the time. -Steven Wright, Comedian and Actor... Read More

Lightworks: A Precedent for Preserving Vancouver’s Industrial Heritage?

We’ve all read the stories about Vancouver’s disregard for heritage homes, about the frequent demolition of gorgeous character houses... Read More

VIDEO: Vancouver’s Three Cities

The Vancouver of today is actually an amalgamation of three cities. Their distinctive cultures survive today. This video has some... Read More

EVENT: VHS Eryk Martin Talk at MOV, Oct 27

Eryk Martin – Direct Action: Left Wing Activism in the 1970s and 1980s DATE: October 27th TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: Museum of... Read More

Industrial Magic

What should we do with urban industrial lands? Many that live within rapidly growing cities may argue that this question is extremely... Read More

Shaping Vancouver 2016 – What Is The Vision For Chinatown?

Vancouver’s Chinatown is Canada’s largest and encompasses an ethnic mix of different demographics along with many... Read More

Case Study: Harmonizing Character with a Modern Laneway House

Laneway housing can be a positive tool in heritage preservation. When built behind an existing residence as a method of adding density... Read More

EVENT: Vancouver Historical Society talk at MOV, Sept. 22

This Thursday September 22 at 7:30pm, author/artist Michael Kluckner presents an illustrated talk titled Selling Bread to Housewives... Read More

Selling Bread to Housewives in the 1920s

On a sunny day in East Vancouver in 2011, the new owners of a 1922 building were renovating the ground floor into what is today the... Read More