Zoning Must Evolve – Part 2

The Aftermath – “Green Profits” Redevelopment on large post-Expo 86 sites (North Shore of False Creek and Coal... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 1

“To Serve and Protect” – The Before Times Our shared affordable housing challenge is becoming a wicked problem... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Introduction

Vancouver’s Worst Zoning – 4743 Belmont Avenue, Vancouver (recently sold for $42 million). Image Credit: boomerinvancouver.com... Read More

Graphic Novella: You Forgot About Me! – Part 2

By Scot Hein with illustrations by J.G. This is the second part of a two-part graphic novella, here offered as a backgrounder that... Read More

Graphic Novella: You Forgot About Me! – Part 1

By Scot Hein with illustrations by J.G. This three-part graphic novella, “You Forgot About Me!” is offered as a... Read More

Book Review: Wallpaper* City Guide Vancouver

Text by Hadani Ditmars (Phaidon Press, 2019) A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the... Read More

Book Review | Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Power in Design

Author: Kristina Wilson (Princeton University Press, 2021) In Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body: Race, Gender, and the... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – Vancouver’s District Lots

For a larger image click here. Any aspiring urban historian or property owner looking to renovate will quickly encounter the confusing... Read More

Book Review – Glorious Birds: A Celebratory Homage to Harold and Maude

Author: Heidi Greco (Anvil Press, 2021) During the early 1970s, Hollywood experienced a transformation of thematic motives and ideas... Read More

Video Vancouver: A Short History of Sen̓áḵw, 1869 – 1966

Via Michael Gordon In what is now central Vancouver, Canada, an Indian Reserve [now referred to as  Sen̓áḵw] was established in 1869... Read More