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

How Vancouver dealt with two pandemics, a century apart

In 1977, historian Margaret Andrews found herself on the hunt for a Vancouver doctor who’d worked during the Spanish flu outbreak. It... Read More

Book Talk: ‘Battleground: Grandview’ by Jak King

A conversation between author/historian/activist Jak King and architect/urban designer Scot Hein, recorded via Zoom on March 4, 2021... Read More