Video Vancouver: To Build a Better City (1964)

A 1964 City of Vancouver/CMHC film There was a time when old poor neighbourhoods were considered an urban blight and needed to be... Read More

Main Streets: At the Heart of Vancouver’s Communities

Main streets enliven downtowns everywhere. The mix of public spaces with a diverse array of heritage buildings and new developments... Read More

EVENT: Sensational Vancouver at Lynn Valley Library

WHEN: February 11, 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Lynn Valley Library: 1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver ADMISSION: Register for this free... Read More

EVENTS – Restoring Community: Documentary and Discussion of Sustainability, Heritage and Community

WHEN: Wednesday, February 4, 6:30 – 8 pm WHERE: Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street ADMISSION: Tickets $12/ $8 with valid student ID... Read More

Our Missing Heritage: What were we thinking? – Part 3

I came across this photo of downtown Vancouver in 1924 while I was playing on the Vancouver Archive’s site recently. It took me... Read More

Our Missing Heritage – What were we thinking? Part Two

The Marine Building is one of Vancouver’s most treasured buildings, a gorgeous example of Art Deco. So why did we destroy our other... Read More

EVENT: Vancouver Historical Society Christmas Book Sale, Nov. 27

Vancouver Historical Society’s Christmas book sale DATE: Thursday, November 27 TIME: Starts at 6:30pm, speaker at 7:30pm LOCATION... Read More

EVENT – Places That Matter #79: The Commodore Ballroom, Nov. 26

Places That Matter #79: The Commodore Ballroom WHEN: November 26, doors open 7pm, program starts at 8pm WHERE: The Commodore Ballroom... Read More

Our Missing Heritage: What were we thinking? – Part One

In 1913 Vancouver had a thriving theatre district that included eight movie theatres as well as stock theatres like the Pantages and... Read More

CoV Graphic – Vancouver’s Historical Voter Turnout

*** For more information, visit vancouver.ca/vote or call 3-1-1. Read More