EVENT – Eve Lazarus presents Canada’s Sherlock Holmes, Thursday March 22

When: Thursday March 22, 7:30 p.m. Where: The Vancouver Historical Society at the Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut... Read More

Saving History: the life’s work of Inspector Vance, Vancouver’s first forensic investigator

In July 2016, several large cardboard boxes filled with photographs, clippings, forensic samples, and case notes predating 1950, and... Read More

Book Review – Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food

Editor: Rachel Rose (Anvil Press, 2017) Sustenance, edited by Poet Laureate of Vancouver Rachel Rose is a compilation of 231 short... Read More

RELEASE: Pauline Johnson’s ‘Legends of Vancouver’ – online map and guide

The website ‘Legends of Vancouver’, is an online map and virtual self-guided walking tour of First Nation legends in downtown... Read More

The Death and Life of the Single-Family House

When experts try to explain how Vancouver’s history has impacted its housing crisis, they often point to Expo 86 as ground zero. But... Read More

Vancouver’s Chinatown: The Dichotomy of Past and Present – Part 2

This is the second part of Spacing Vancouver’s Ulduz Maschaykh interview with prominent Real Estate Marketer and Art Collector... Read More

A Year in Five Minutes: Vancouver 1974

The Credit Foncier Building, photographed in 1974, was designated this year as a Heritage Building. Item # CVA 778-212. In 1974, the... Read More

A Year in Five Minutes: Vancouver 1972

City of Vancouver Archives, opened in 1972. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia. In 1972, the NPA’s reign was over, the City Archives were... Read More

Book Review – Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness: Architectural Multiculturalism in North America

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Vancouver’s Built Legacy: Transitioning a DTES Jail to Affordable Living

Steps from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside police headquarters, stands a former jail that once haunted the community even beyond its... Read More