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Researching the History of a Building at the Vancouver Archives

Vancouver Heritage Foundation
Date of Event: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This workshop begins with an introduction by Historian and Author, John Atkin, using a Strathcona heritage home as a case study to illustrate the steps of researching a home to understand its past and/or inform restoration and repairs. This is followed by an introduction to the Archives’ actual resources with one of the Archivists, using examples of research materials from attendees’ submitted research addresses.

402-510 Hastings St W
Vancouver, BC V6B 1L8
(604) 264-9642
BCSLA Event: 
Project: Telus Atrium Garden
Landscape Architect / Firm: Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc in collaboration with Cornelia Hahn Oberlander
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Photo Credit: Brett Hitchins