The Marine Building | Hastings West Historic Walk – Part 2

The Marine Building was completed in 1930 and is still one of the most iconic buildings in the City of Vancouver.  It’s an Art Deco gem that few Vancouverites actually ever experience.  This Vancouver Heritage Foundation Historic Walking Tour of Hastings was actually my first time stepping into the Marine Building.  It makes me wonder why I never did it earlier. First, at the entrance … Continue reading The Marine Building | Hastings West Historic Walk – Part 2

Hastings West Historic Walk – Part 1

After participating in the Vancouver Heritage Foundation‘s Hastings East Historic Walk, I just had to join the Hastings West walk.  After missing my first opportunity due to the one-day cold (seriously out for one day and okay the next), I was there for the last opportunity in early November.  And what a beautiful and sunny autumn day it was. The walk took us from the … Continue reading Hastings West Historic Walk – Part 1

Good Reads 2 – A Convenience Truth

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Another Fall book – this one from Patrick Condon’s shop at UBC: a collaboration by 20 student landscape architects and planners who in only 13 weeks produced a detailed 2050 vision for a sustainable City of Vancouver. Seventeen students combined to do a 2050 plan for the City of Vancouver. The City of Vancouver is considered by many to be North America’s… Continue reading Good Reads 2 – A Convenience Truth