Chinatown · History · Vancouver

Tea, Talk & Treats: an evening in the Chinese Garden…

July 5, 2018 at 6:00pm its an evening in the Dr Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden hosted by the Friends of the Vancouver City Archives. Join the Friends for Chinese tea, award-winning traditional Chinatown pastries and a presentation by Professor Alison Bailey in the Garden’s Hall of One Hundred Rivers while raising funds for important… Continue reading Tea, Talk & Treats: an evening in the Chinese Garden…


What’s up with Chinatown?

Chinatown, a complex and fascinating neighbourhood and Vancouver’s oldest community is now one of Canada’s newest National Historic sites. Join John Atkin and Jeannette Hlavach, authors of the application for historic site status, as they explore the history and development of this area and look at what it takes to get a place on the… Continue reading What’s up with Chinatown?

book · History · Vancouver

February At the VHS: Curt Lang’s Vancouver

The Vancouver Historical Society was established in 1936 to stimulate public interest in Vancouver’s history, to encourage historical research and publication, and to promote the designation and preservation of historic sites. It is incorporated provincially as a non-profit society and registered federally as a charity. Meetings are on the fourth Thursday of the month (except… Continue reading February At the VHS: Curt Lang’s Vancouver