Vancouver’s Connection to Craftsman Architecture

VHF would like to thank Michael Kluckner, local author and artist, for guest writing this post. Almost as ubiquitous in our city as... Read More

Video Vancouver: Three Waves of Urban Reform

UNDERSTANDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF CANADIAN CITIES The story of urban reform in Canada can be understood in terms of waves. Here are... Read More

RELEASE: Heritage Vancouver’s 2016 Top 10 Most Endangered Heritage Sites

Heritage Vancouver has released this year’s Top 10 Watch List. This year we are seeing particular threats to our neighbourhoodsâ€... Read More

RELEASE: Vancouver Heritage House Tour 2016

Via Vancouver Heritage Foundation: Coming up on Sunday, June 5th from 10am – 5pm is VHF’s 14th annual Heritage House Tour. The 2016... Read More

Video Vancouver: Living in Gunter’s World

Under Queen Elizabeth I a priest named Edmund Gunter developed the measures that now frame our modern world. Colonel Richard Moody... Read More

Video Vancouver: Then/Now

Via the Vancouver Sun: North Vancouver high school student Mitchell Przybylski posted this video, titled Vancouver Then and Now, in... Read More

Vancouver’s “Familiar” Housing Styles: 1950s on

During the mid-century decades in Vancouver home building increased as higher levels of immigration created a need for housing... Read More

Book Review: Cold Case Vancouver

Author: Eve Lazarus (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2015) Cold Case Vancouver is a bone-chilling journey into some of Vancouver’s most... Read More

Early Vancouver Tourism: A Natural Industry

Tourism has been a big part of Vancouver’s story since early into its history. Long known as a ‘distinctive destination’, many of the... Read More