Get to know your city with free lunchtime walking tours of historic West Hastings hosted by the Vancouver Heritage Foundation.
Every Friday in July, guide Samuel Mickelson will lead a group to newly installed Places That Matter plaque locations where you will learn about historic trends such as global trade, immigration and the transformation from wealthy residential area to financial centre, along with modern questions about growth, development and the effect of the 2010 Olympic Games.
Dates July 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st
Times Registration 12:00pm, Walk 12:15pm to 1:00pm
Details The tours are 45 minutes long and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will be at Lot 19, the parkette at the foot of Hornby at West Hastings.
The tours are sponsored Hastings West. Follow the Vancouver Heritage Foundation on Facebook and Twitter for more information.