THE ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD | Getting To Know The City’s “Storybook” House Style

THE ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD | Getting To Know The City’s “Storybook” House Style

Vancouver’s architecture is often difficult to distinguish as many of its homes are adaptations or amalgamations of more recognized styles. By cataloguing them, we gain an understanding of our homes and neighbourhoods, which gives us all a sense of pride in our city. With this is mind, the Vancouver Heritage Foundation provides Scout with an exclusive series that we call The Roof Over Your Head. In North America, the period following World War I was a time of cozy, entrenched… more 

THE ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD | Getting To Know Vancouver’s “Craftsman” House Style

THE ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD | Getting To Know Vancouver’s “Craftsman” House Style

Vancouver’s architecture is often difficult to distinguish as many of its homes are adaptations or amalgamations of more recognized styles. By cataloguing… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The History Of The City’s Grandview-Woodland Neighbourhood

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The History Of The City’s Grandview-Woodland Neighbourhood

colour photos by: Martin Knowles by Stevie Wilson | When we hear the term “Grandview” we typically think of The Drive, cheap pizza joints, and the transit… more 

VANCOUVER DETAIL #279: The Sculpture At The Top Of Century House On Richards

VANCOUVER DETAIL #279: The Sculpture At The Top Of Century House On Richards

Even in the fog it's easy to make out the sculpture on the top of the old Beaux-Arts building at 432 Richards Street. From a distance it might look like two… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW: How Its Tiki Tacky History Makes “The Waldorf” Worth Saving

YOU SHOULD KNOW: How Its Tiki Tacky History Makes “The Waldorf” Worth Saving

by Stevie Wilson | January 24th will mark The Waldorf Hotel's 64th birthday. In light of the recent sale of the property to condo developers, it's uncertain… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The Fishy History Of 611 Alexander On The Downtown Eastside

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The Fishy History Of 611 Alexander On The Downtown Eastside

by Stevie Wilson | Nestled near the end of Railtown’s industrial promenade, the modern steel and glass elevator installation at 611 Alexander suggests the… more 

CITY BRIEFS: On Dwarfing A Sugar Baron’s Heritage Mansion With Development Folly

CITY BRIEFS: On Dwarfing A Sugar Baron’s Heritage Mansion With Development Folly

by Ellen Johnston | Last December I wrote an article that looked into the origins of Vancouver street names, focusing on the “who” and the “where” that… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW: About The History Of Sunrise Market On The Downtown Eastside

YOU SHOULD KNOW: About The History Of Sunrise Market On The Downtown Eastside

by Stevie Wilson | Situated on the corner of Powell and Gore in Nihonmachi, the Japanese name for the Powell Street area, Sunrise Market and its neighbours… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW: About The History (And Controversy) Of North Van’s Air Raid Siren

YOU SHOULD KNOW: About The History (And Controversy) Of North Van’s Air Raid Siren

by Stevie Wilson | Contemporary Canadian notions of the Cold War often conjure up images of stern-voiced American politicians, missile crises, and… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW: About Vancouver’s Weird Relationship With Neon & Lit Signage

YOU SHOULD KNOW: About Vancouver’s Weird Relationship With Neon & Lit Signage

by Stevie Wilson | In the wake of Vancouver council’s recent protest against the ridiculously bright advertisements adorning BC Place, I’d like to make… more 

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