REID: Heritage beyond a building’s walls

Hidden in the Distillery District, behind the unremarkable door of 36 Distillery Lane, is a staircase-museum. The simple stairway... Read More

Event – Vancouver Public Library – morph: What Kind of City Do We Want? Plan For Change, Nov. 19th

morph: What Kind of City Do We Want? Plan For Change WHEN: Monday, November 19, 2018 (7:00 pm – 8:30 pm) WHERE: Central Library... Read More

The complicated history of Canadian blackface

In 1841, travelling American circuses came to Toronto for the first time and blackface came with them. According to University of... Read More

Video Vancouver: Granville Bridge (1954)

The City of Vancouver presents. Cinematography: Jack McCallum. Story and Narration: Dorwin Baird. Produced by: Lew Perry. 1951-1954... Read More

EVENT: Heritage Vancouver Society -Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities – False Creek South, Oct 11th

Shaping Vancouver 2018: Contested Places Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities – False Creek South WHEN: Thursday... Read More

District Lot 185: Vancouver’s West End

Written for VHF by guest author, Michael Kluckner. No Vancouver neighbourhood has more layers of heritage than the West End. Its early... Read More

Book Review: Rome – Urban Formation and Transformation

Author: Jon Michael Schwarting (Applied Research & Design, 2017) If you are into Roman architecture and urban planning…..and... Read More

Book Review: Smith House II

The design of a house is for me a resolution between the needs of a family and the demands of a site. The relationship between... Read More

Marcus Garvey’s place in Toronto’s history

For the past several years, 355 College Street has been home to Thymeless Bar, a reggae nightspot situated just steps from Kensington... Read More

Event: Help Shape The Courtyard – August 23rd and 24th

The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in collaboration with Dunefield Consulting invited young, emerging entrepreneurs to sell... Read More