The Vancouver of today is actually an amalgamation of three cities. Their distinctive cultures survive today. This video has some highlights of this history. In deciding on future development and density, perhaps we should respect this past.
NITE OWL is an exhibition featuring photographs by Angus McIntyre, curated by the Civic Historian and Author John Atkin at the Baron Gallery in Vancouver
If you ever hear someone say that Vancouver has no history, give them a copy of “The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan Vancouver.”
The 1940’s saw the construction of the first American planned communities. It also saw the passing of a wave of federal legislation in the United States.
Here is a brief summary of the Stanley Cup, the man it was named after, and his connections to Vancouver.
As part of Vancouver’s 125 anniversary, Vancouver Magazine has come up with 125 things that make the city unique. Here are my top 10.
Here’s a video from day two of unwrapping Phoenix’s oldest warehouse.
Michael Levine and Angela Paladino are painstakingly removing layers of paint from the oldest remaining warehouse in downtown Phoenix.
The second decade of the twentieth contrite saw urban planning become increasingly codified and professionalized.
During the 1700’s cities began to be planned according to central visions. Here are three examples plus the first land use legislation.