Chinatown · History · urban design · Vancouver

Cheater floors in Chinatown

Numerous guidebooks, research papers and reports have been written about Chinatown over the years and many of them talk about the buildings that feature the “typical cheater floor” or the “illegal cheater storey” built to “cheat” either the taxman or building inspector. It is inferred that this is something unique to the Chinatowns in Vancouver… Continue reading Cheater floors in Chinatown