The Strathcona Story: A community that fought back, and the Architect that helped rebuild

In December of 1968, the residents of one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods, Strathcona, were faced with losing their... Read More

Hay, Horseshoes, and the Blues: The Story of the Yale Hotel

Originally named the Colonial Hotel when it opened in 1889, the iconic building at the corner of Drake and Granville has been the Yale... Read More

Conserving Heritage through Re-imagining of Space

In the conservation tool kit, heritage enthusiasts have several methods to support the preservation of historic spaces. Preserving... Read More

Invitation to Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Places That Matter: Canron Building

Jericho Beach: 1860′s onward

The Jericho Beach area has had a full history over the past century and a half, few traces of which remain today. Named for its lumber... Read More

Lani Russwurm’s Awesome Vancouver

When Lani Russwurm jumped online in 2008 he was one of the first to write about history in his blog Past Tense. Vancouver is Awesome... Read More

A Place You Should Know: Sam Kee Building

Built in 1913, the Sam Kee Building at Pender and Carrall is celebrated for its architectural ingenuity, its cultural significance to... Read More

Community Photo: 439 Powell Street – An Important Part of Our History & Community

Dear family, friends and supporters, In 1975, members of the Ming Sun Benevolent Society gathered outside their building at 439 Powell... Read More

Book Review – Raincoast Chronicles #22: Saving Salmon, Sailors and Souls: Stories of Service on the BC Coast

Editor: David R. Conn (Harbour Publishing, 2013) It is always a delight to get a hold of a new Raincoast Chronicles. No matter what... Read More

Invitation to Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Places That Matter: Original Border

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