Maybe Martians should land more often in this city. I like this proposed tower. Positioned on the edge of Gastown where Cordova Street bends as the original townsite grid meets the downtown grid, the tower sits between two very strong heritage buildings which can certainly hold their own against the new comer. In this situation,… Continue reading More Martians Needed
Here’s the Russ House Hotel – today’s Ming Sun Society building seen from across Oppenheimer Park, back then known as the Powell Street Grounds, in the 1890s showing its original form. A really big enlargement pulling the building out of the background.
Fort Langley needs your help. Check out the poster. hoh_flyer_2
For the last evening showing of the IMAX film Rocky Mountain Express we’re running the All Aboard tour again. August 29th – All Aboard! 2: The railway and industrial history of the eastern False Creek. False Creek was home to a number of railway companies including the Great Northern, Canadian National, and the Canadian Pacific. On… Continue reading Special Event! We’re collaborating with Science World for an evening walk and movie.
The Alhambra Cafe offering coffee and pie for 5 cents, meals start at 15 cents. 1916 prices. CVA 371-757
My friend Jo Scott B has been sketching some of the buildings we’ve been looking at during our UBC Continuing Studies course. Check them out on her site http://www.joscottb.com/joscottb.com/Vancouver_sketchbook_2013.html