History · Vancouver

Get your History Fix At The Hastings Mill

Happy New Year from all of us at Old Hastings Mill Store Museum! We hope that you are having an enjoyable winter, wherever you happen to be! It promises to be an exciting year at the museum! 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Captain Edward Stamp’s Burrard Inlet arrival on a point of land just west of the… Continue reading Get your History Fix At The Hastings Mill

Chinatown · History

On the Streets and Up the Stairs in Chinatown

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC with a walking tour. Robert Sung and I are presenting a walking tour of Chinatown which looks at the area’s history and society buildings. Be prepared to climb some stairs as we’ve lined up a selection of society buildings for the tour. It’s… Continue reading On the Streets and Up the Stairs in Chinatown

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Ghost Buildings

An interesting post on the Daily Undertaker regarding architecture and loss… “There is a kind of afterlife that exists in our physical world. Our actions and experiences continue to resonate long after the situations they were born in are gone. Whether our loved one is with us, in another place, or dead, these experiences make… Continue reading Ghost Buildings