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September 2017
Free - $35

Shaping Vancouver 2017: Subcultural Heritage – Emergence of Social Diversity and the Creation of Heritage

September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shaping Vancouver 2017

Conversation #3: Subcultural Heritage – Emergence of Social Diversity and the Creation of Heritage By definition, subcultures are oppositional in nature and exist outside of the mainstream. As they fight for changes and recognition, these marginal cultural practices may assimilate and change society as a whole in the long term. Various subcultures have emerged and taken root in Vancouver such as punk rock, the LGBTQ community, hippies, the Georgia Straight, and Greenpeace and environmentalism. This discussion looks at the heritage…

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May 2018
Free - $35

Shaping Vancouver 2018: The Complexity of Places – The Heather Street Lands

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Conversation #1: The Complexity of Places – The Heather Street Lands Heritage sites very often are much more intricate places than we may realize. In order for them to be appreciated, educational, positively experienced, and inspirational we need to effectively plan for and manage the multiple ways a place is significant to different groups of people. The Heather Street Lands is a 21-acre parcel of land, located between 33rd Ave and 37th Ave, intersecting with Heather Street. It is co-owned by…

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June 2018
$30 - $40

Bus Tour: 2018 Top10 Endangered Sites

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Climb aboard a Transit Museum Society (TRAMS) historic bus for an exclusive guided tour of Heritage Vancouver’s 2018 Top10 Endangered Sites! Since 2001, Heritage Vancouver has published this well-regarded list annually on the most endangered sites in Vancouver. It details in depth the threat to, the significance of, and our position on these at risk resources and is the product of countless hours of work by dedicated volunteers and staff. You’ll see and hear first hand, Vancouver’s most threatened sites…

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$30 - $35

Garden Tour 2018

June 23 - June 24

Our 6th Garden Tour fundraiser Presented by Gordon Tietjen, Home and Garden Realty Saturday, June 23 & Sunday, June 24, 2018 Self-guided tours, both days 10am to 4pm $35 tickets at listed retailers This year we are excited to have iconic architect Arthur Erickson’s garden on tour – a first! View full event info & ticket locations Questions? info@heritagevancouver.org

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October 2018
Free - $35

Shaping Vancouver 2018: Change in Living Communities – False Creek South

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities False Creek South is a 55-hectare stretch of waterfront land between the Burrard and Cambie bridges, characterized by extensive green spaces and a diverse mix of housing types. The design of this community has its roots in the values-based social planning that was revolutionary when it was introduced in the 1970s and 80s. By giving priority to values associated with quality of life and a livable city, this area was created with an equal…

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