How Should France Rebuild Notre-Dame?

In the Spring of 1163, with King Louis VII and Pope Alexander III present, the construction of Notre-Dame de Paris began. In 1345, it... Read More

Chinatown in Colour, Before Condos and Coffee Bars

From sausage makers to seamstresses, a set of recently digitized photographs by Paul Yee reveal life in Vancouver’s Chinatown before... Read More

On This Patch of Grass: An Interview with Matt Hern, Daisy Couture, Selena Couture, and Sadie Couture

Parks are an important part of the contemporary city. Yet, the fact that parks are so common place makes critically discussion around... Read More

Book Review – Dreamers and Designers: The Shaping of West Vancouver

Author: Francis Mansbridge (Harbour Publishing, 2018) The always-insightful Rebecca Solnit once wrote “A city always contains more... Read More

Event – Vancouver Public Library – morph: What Kind of City Do We Want? Plan For Change, Nov. 19th

morph: What Kind of City Do We Want? Plan For Change WHEN: Monday, November 19, 2018 (7:00 pm – 8:30 pm) WHERE: Central Library... Read More

Video Vancouver: Granville Bridge (1954)

The City of Vancouver presents. Cinematography: Jack McCallum. Story and Narration: Dorwin Baird. Produced by: Lew Perry. 1951-1954... Read More

EVENT: Heritage Vancouver Society -Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities – False Creek South, Oct 11th

Shaping Vancouver 2018: Contested Places Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities – False Creek South WHEN: Thursday... Read More

District Lot 185: Vancouver’s West End

Written for VHF by guest author, Michael Kluckner. No Vancouver neighbourhood has more layers of heritage than the West End. Its early... Read More

Book Review: Rome – Urban Formation and Transformation

Author: Jon Michael Schwarting (Applied Research & Design, 2017) If you are into Roman architecture and urban planning…..and... Read More

Event: Help Shape The Courtyard – August 23rd and 24th

The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in collaboration with Dunefield Consulting invited young, emerging entrepreneurs to sell... Read More