This summer we’re looking at some quirky and interesting bits of the city. Walks start at 7:00pm and cost 10 bucks. No reservations needed, just show up at the location listed. Walks go regardless of the weather.
July 13 – Strathcona: the other side of the tracks
The area between the CN tracks and Clark Drive is an interesting and eclectic piece of the Strathcona neighbourhood. on this walk we’ll explore the area’s history and development.
– meet at the corner of East Georgia and Campbell Ave.
July 27 – America comes to Vancouver: Beverly Crescent’s Federal style houses
Beverly Crescent and the surrounding streets in Second Shaughnessy were built out in the 1920s, right at the peak of the American Colonial Revival. Today the street retains some beautiful and intact examples of this style.
– meet at the corner of Beverly Crescent and 32nd Ave.
August 10 – The West End: From Tudor Manor to Dingbats
On this walk we’ll be looking at the variety of apartment buildings build in the neighbourhood after the zoning change in 1927
– meet at the corner of Pacific and Jervis
August 24 – Heading South: A Grab Bag of Style
Large lots, a few winding roads, no curbs and a whole bunch of architecture from good to “interesting”
– meet at the corner of 58th and Hudson