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, and our members receive our letters directly.

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Current letters posted: 150

2020 letters

Most recent letters appear first.

November 2, 2020
Climate Emergency Action Plan – response
Response to council approving climate change targets

October 30, 2020
Great Hall Renewal at the Museum of Anthropology
At the University of British Columbia (University Endowment Lands)

October 2, 2020
Henry Hudson Elementary wooden school house (1912)
Letter No. 2 in response to VSB Facilities Meeting
Demolition planned

SE corner of Cornwall Avenue & Maple Street (Kitsilano)

September 28, 2020
555 West Cordova – development application feedback
Tower infill next to Waterfront Station on Cordova and Water St. (Gastown), into the current parking lot area

September 24, 2020
Kitsilano corner grocery and apartments (1912) –
Application for full replacement (DP2020-00542)

2137 Yew Street, at W 6th Avenue (NW corner)

September 15, 2020
Henry Hudson Elementary wooden school house (1912)
Letter No. 1
Demolition planned

SE corner of Cornwall Avenue & Maple Street (Kitsilano)

May 10, 2020
6103 West Boulevard – Stanley Earnest Peters Block (1930)
Development application

April 28, 2020
Angel of Victory memorial statue (1922) –
Waterfront Station, development proposal 555 West Cordova

April 15, 2020
Concern about the potential loss of the Expo 86 pylons –
750 Pacific Boulevard Development Application (DP-2019-00571)

March 9, 2020
Vancouver Heritage Program; Heritage Action Plan – general support

February 24, 2020
Motion B.5 Declaring Support for an Eastside Arts District

2017 letters

Most recent letters appear first.

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

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

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

November 9, 2017
Dunbar-Ryerson United Church – Redevelopment
2165-2195 West 45th Avenue

November 9, 2017
Gabriola Mansion redevelopment – clarification
1523 Davie Street

October 19, 2017
Burrard Bridge – heritage restoration details & background

October 11, 2017
Chinatown – Rezoning
105 Keefer Street

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

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

1523 Davie Street

July 25, 2017
First Baptist Church – Rezoning
Burrard Street & Nelson Street

July 23, 2017
Lights out for the ‘Electric House’ –
Demolition forthcoming for the 1922 Townley & Matheson designed electrical show home of the future
1550 West 29th Avenue

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

May 22, 2017
Chinatown – Rezoning
105 Keefer Street

May 16, 2017
False Creek Plan – Policy Report response

March 30, 2017
Chinatown – Development Policies Review

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

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

February 23, 2017
Chinatown – Rezoning
105 Keefer Street

February 6, 2017
Main Post Office – Proposed retention strategy
349 West Georgia Street

January 17, 2017
City’s Character Home Zoning Review – Feedback
 

2010 letters
2009 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)

2007 letters
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)

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)

2004 letters
2003 to 1994 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)