Vancouver Heritage Foundation – History on the Ground: Enhancing Community with Heritage Retention

University Women’s Club at Hycroft 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver

Vancouver Heritage Foundation - History on the Ground: Enhancing Community with Heritage Retention Vancouver has successful examples of community-friendly developments underpinned by a heritage building or historical context. They range from new housing units in historic neighbourhoods such as Mole Hill in the West End or Koos Corner in Strathcona to large-scale developments such as…  Read more

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Vancouver Heritage Foundation – Chinatown Through a Wide Lens: The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow

University Women’s Club at Hycroft 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver

Vancouver Heritage Foundation - Chinatown Through a Wide Lens: The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow Vancouver’s first and most prolific Chinese photographer, Yucho Chow, operated a commercial studio in the heart of Chinatown from 1907–1949. He chronicled life during a tumultuous and transformative time in Canadian history and captured the faces of early marginalized communities…  Read more

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Vancouver Heritage Foundation – A Century of Planning Vancouver: From Bartholomew to City Plan

University Women’s Club at Hycroft 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver

Vancouver Heritage Foundation - A Century of Planning Vancouver: From Bartholomew to City Plan Over 90 years ago Vancouver hired Harland Bartholomew & Associates to create Vancouver’s first city-wide plan. The 332-page A Plan for the City of Vancouver provided an ambitious vision for the young city at the time when Vancouver amalgamated with two…  Read more

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Vancouver Heritage Foundation – Evening Lecture

University Women’s Club at Hycroft 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver

Vancouver Heritage Foundation - Just What is it That Makes the Modern House So Different, So Appealing? Join author and curator Greg Bellerby to explore the influential Western Homes and Living magazine between 1950 and 1966 when it was a champion of modern residential architecture and instrumental in establishing West Coast regional style. You’ll learn…  Read more

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Vancouver Heritage Foundation – Planning a Heritage Garden

University Women’s Club at Hycroft 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver

Vancouver Heritage Foundation - Planning a Heritage Garden Christine Allen, Author of ‘Gardens of Vancouver’ will show you how to design a heritage garden including an overview of traditional garden styles and how they were interpreted in early Vancouver. Christine will share recent examples of heritage houses complemented by their gardens, and discuss the plants…  Read more

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Vancouver Heritage Foundation – Japanese Hall 1928-2018

University Women’s Club at Hycroft 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver

Vancouver Heritage Foundation - Japanese Hall 1928-2018: The Extraordinary Story of Community Resilience, Survival and Transformation Laura Saimoto from the Vancouver Japanese Language School & Japanese Hall (VJLS & JH) will tell the story of the Japanese Canadian Internment during WWII, of forced dispossession and community resilience through the lens of the 112 year-old organization…  Read more

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Vancouver Heritage Foundation

University Women’s Club at Hycroft 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver

Evening Lectures at Hycroft - How Streetcars and Real Estate Shaped Vancouver  Historian and Author, John Atkin, will examine how today’s Vancouver is very much a product of a streetcar system begun in 1889 that would open up vast areas for development. Real estate promoters wished, politicians cajoled and residents petitioned for new rail lines…  Read more