Our letters


Heritage Vancouver is constantly submitting letters to support heritage projects, raise issues regarding heritage and character, along with taking positions regarding heritage policies. Our ever-growing list of letters and position papers are linked below.

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Current letters posted: 125

2017 letters

Most recent letters appear first.

3990 Marguerite Street (Walkem House, First Shaughnessy) (December 14, 2017)

35 & 43 West 6th Avenue (Mt. Pleasant) DP-2017-00940 (December 7, 2017)

33 West Cordova (New Fountain Hotel & Stanley Hotel) (November 23, 2017)

Ryerson United Church redevelopment (November 9, 2017)

Gabriola Mansion redevelopment – clarification (November 9, 2017)

Burrard Bridge heritage restoration details & background (October 19, 2017)

Chinatown – 105 Keefer Street (October 11, 2017)

Character Home Review – comments prior to public hearing (September 19, 2017)

Gabriola Mansion Re-Development support – with provision (July 26, 2017)

First Baptist Church rezoning – Burrard Street & Nelson Street (July 25, 2017)

Lights out for the ‘Electric House’ – demolition forthcoming for the 1922 Townley & Matheson designed show home at 1550 West 29th Avenue (July 23, 2017)

Chinatown – 105 Keefer Street Rezoning: Transcription of our Council presentation (May 28, 2017)

Chinatown – 105 Keefer Street Rezoning (May 22, 2017)

False Creek Plan – Policy Report response (May 16, 2017)

Chinatown – Development Policies Review (March 30, 2017)

UBC War Memorial Gym & Thunderbird Stadium –
Proposed Replacement/Renovation
(March 27, 2017)

Bill C-323: Act to Amend the Income Tax Act for Historic Properties (March 20, 2017)

Chinatown – 105 Keefer Street Rezoning (February 23, 2017)

Main Post Office – Proposed retention strategy (February 6, 2017)

Feedback on the City’s Character Home Zoning Review (January 17, 2017)

2009 letters
2007 letters
2005 letters

Burrard Bridge (Dec. 15, 2005)

Black Swan Records building (Aug. 22, 2005)

2834 Spruce Street (Aug. 15, 2005)

Macdonald St. fire damaged houses (Aug. 15, 2005)

Burrard Bridge (July 18, 2005)

Burrard Bridge (June 27, 2005)

Celtic Shipyards (June 16, 2005)

Burrard Bridge (Apr. 9, 2005)

Evergreen Building (Arthur Erickson) (Mar. 22, 2005)

Nurses’ Residence at VGH (Mar. 21, 2005)

School – Charles Dickens (Jan. 26, 2005)

1994 to 2003 letters

2003

1826 Blanca Street (Sept. 3, 2003)

2002

Christ Church Cathedral (May 14, 2002)

Christ Church Cathedral (Feb. 22, 2002)

1999

Heritage Conservation Cuts (June 12, 1999)

Granville St. 600-blk Redevelopment (May 11, 1999)

Malkin Building – Water St. (April 15, 1999)

1997

Innes-Thompson Block (1889) (July 23, 1997)

1994

Lions Gate Bridge (Oct. 19, 1994)

2010 letters
2008 letters

York Theatre (Dec. 16, 2008)

Pantages Theatre – E Hastings St. (Oct. 26, 2008)

Lane Way Housing (Oct. 21, 2008)

Vancouver Brewery – E 7th Ave. (Oct. 16, 2008)

Cambie Hotel (Aug. 23, 2008)

Jericho Marginal Wharf (July 7, 2008)

Pantages Theatre – E Hastings St. (Mar. 13, 2008)

Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St. (Mar. 12, 2008)

2006 letters

UBC – UBC/EUL Governance, Heritage Issues (Oct. 10, 2006)

Firehall No. 15 (July 19, 2006)

UBC – Chancellor Building (July 6, 2006)

Firehall No. 15 (May 18, 2006)

Kogawa House Campaign (Apr. 27, 2006)

2400 Motel (Apr. 25, 2006)

2004 letters