Christmas at Hycroft has been a Vancouver tradition for over 40 years and it’s kicking off the holiday season in style this weekend. Home of the University Women’s Club, this elegant Edwardian mansion, rich with local history, serves as a beautiful venue for shopping and entertainment. What: Christmas at Hycroft Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013 […]
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The University Women’s Club will be hosting the Hycroft Antiques Appraisal Clinic in March, which is loosely based on the popular television series Antiques Roadshow. I was just at the North Vancouver Museum with Emily Carr University’s Professor Emeritus Sam Carter discussing the art of being a collector so news of this event is timely. […]
I have profiled the Hycroft mansion before but have not had the chance to visit until this week. I was invited by the University Women’s Club who has occupied the luxurious and majestic heritage home since the early 1960s. 1927 – Vancouver Archives Item #Bu P688 Photographer Leonard Frank Found just off Granville & 16th […]
Founded in 1907, the University Women’s Club hosts a variety of events including Christmas at Hycroft. This highly-anticipated holiday affair, now in its 38th year, will take place November 18th until the 21st. Fireplaces will be adorned with evergreen bows, crystal garlands will sparkle, and blue ribbon will abound as a part of this year’s […]
When Google launched Cities in 3D I asked readers what their favourite buildings were in Vancouver. Answers included the Marine Building and the Dominion Building, and since that time I’ve wanted to do a roundup of these historical pieces of Vancouver’s past. As there are actually too many to list (unless you read about them […]