Posts Tagged ‘ Vancouver Heritage ’

PNE’s wooden roller coaster honoured

August 29, 2013

It has been terrifying riders in 90-second spurts since the Pacific National Exhibition opened its doors in 1958, now the wooden roller coaster has been honoured by the Vancouver Heritage Foundation as one of the city’s ‘Places That Matter.’ Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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What’s next for the Canada Post building in Vancouver

January 28, 2013
What’s next for the Canada Post building in Vancouver

Heritage advocates are sounding the alarm after Canada Post’s monumental modernist building in downtown Vancouver was sold to a B.C. pension fund manager with plans for a “mixed-use” redevelopment. Global TV BC News

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Canada Post sale alarms Vancouver heritage expert

January 26, 2013
Canada Post sale alarms Vancouver heritage expert

An expert on Vancouver heritage sites says he’ll be keeping a close eye on the fate of the Canada Post building in downtown Vancouver, which has just been sold to a developer. CBC | British Columbia News

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18 homeless after fire in Vancouver heritage building

December 24, 2012

One person was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire in a historic downtown Vancouver building Monday morning. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Grade 7 girl delves into her North Van home’s past and nets national history award

November 18, 2012

North Vancouver Grade 7 student Kristen Schultz has won a Canada History Society Young Citizens award for a video she made about her family home. When Shultz’s parents bought the North Vancouver heritage home, they found several historical artifacts. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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