Heritage House Tour 2011by
Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Heritage House Tour is a one-day self-guided tour historic homes in Strathcona, Grandview Woodland, and Shaughnessy.
The tour book (which also serves as your ticket) features a map and photos of nine participating heritage houses around Vancouver that will open their doors for the day June 5th. Essays and write-ups in the book have been provided by the likes of James Johnstone, Michael Kluckner, and Bruce Macdonald.
On the tour you can find out what has been done to in terms of restoration and preservation, and learn about their place in local history.
Doors will be open from 10:00am until 5:00pm so you can set your own pace and create your own route. Tickets are available online for $40 and support the Vancouver Heritage Foundation, a registered charity dedicated to supporting the conservation of the cityâ€™s heritage buildings through education, public awareness and granting activities.