The People’s Choice Heritage Awards
Click on a nomination to read more about the project and give it a rating.
Public rating is open until Thursday, April 13, 2017.
And while we’re at it, an update from the Vancouver Heritage Foundation:
Upcoming Walking Tours
If you’d like to join us for any of John Atkin or Maurice Guibord’s walks we recommend signing up soon.
The Southern Sunny Slope
10am – 12pm
Register here, $15 (incl. tax) (limited availability
John Atkin looks at the effects of real estate promotion in Kerrisdale from the 1909 real estate firm F.N. Trites Co.
The Viaducts Quandry
10am – 12pm
Register here, $15 (incl. tax)
Maurice Guibord explores the Dunsmuir and Georgia Viaducts to learn their history and investigate the dramatic changes that continue to occur in their shadow due to various urban pressures and developments.
Evening Lectures – Ten Myths about Vancouver
Was there ever actual blood in Blood Alley? Vancouver is subject to many urban legends that have grown over time. There are also many aspects of Vancouver’s history that are taken for fact, but are they true? Did any of it happen or was it all made up? Join local Historian and Author, John Atkin at our last Evening Lecture of the spring to take a closer look at the origins of some of the well-worn myths in our city’s history. Find out what’s true, what’s false and what lies somewhere in between.
Tuesday, April 25
7:30pm – 9pm
1489 McRae Ave
Register here, $15 or $9 with valid student ID (incl. tax)