Whenever we have family or friends visiting us in Vancouver I always try to do two things: Get them up a mountain and then get them out on the water. From both vantage points they can immediately scope out the landscape, get their bearings, and get a unique introduction to the city. These were the […]
Archive of posts tagged "architecture"
I started my Vancouver Icons Photo Series a few years ago to showcase photos taken of popular landmarks, buildings, places, and statues around Metro Vancouver. However, there are so many great themes that appear in the Miss604 Flickr Pool that do not necessarily associate with the exact same place so I have decided to do […]
The Vancouver Archives will be hosting a panel discussion at the UBC Robson Square Lecture Theatre April 26th called “Legacies, Lessons, and the Future: Harland Bartholomewâ€™s Master Plan and Papers on the City of Vancouver, 1926-1948”. 1928 – Vancouver Town Planning Commission, Harland Bartholomew and Associates. Archives Item# PD 3113 In 1926, Harland Bartholomew and […]
Yesterday Vancouver lost an icon who helped shape many city skylines. World-renowned architect Arthur Erickson passed away at the age of 84 and included below are some photos I’ve found that capture just some of his influence on our region. Simon Fraser University Photo credit: devlyn on Flickr Photo credit: mandyjansen on Flickr Robson Square […]