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ULI Urban Land Institute of BC

ULI BC Summer Social
July 10, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
The Pint Public House
455 Abbott Street
Vancouver
BC

Join ULI BC and celebrate the recent successful ULI Spring 2014 Meeting and the beginning of summer in Vancouver.

This Summer Social is a great opportunity for members and guests to socialize and network while enjoying a casual summer evening with food and beverages.

City of Surrey

2014 NewCity Design Awards
April 22, 2014 - 4:30pm - June 27, 2014 - 4:30pm
City of Surrey
13450 104 Avenue
Surrey
BC

 Please note that the City of Surrey’s NewCity Design Awards deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday, June 27, 2014 at 4:30 PM.  Award submissions can be made online at www.surrey.ca/cityawards.

 Award categories range from single family dwellings to commercial and mixed use developments.  The Awards recognize examples of design excellence in architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture completed after January 1, 2009.

UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development

New Online Workshop "Resourceful Design Innovation", starts July 8
June 20, 2014 - 11:21am - July 22, 2014 - 2:00am
Online
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The University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development is offering a new three-week online workshop, “Resourceful Design Innovation by Re-Imagining Existing Urban Assets” starting July 8, 2014.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Walking Tour: The Bloedel Conservatory and Queen Elizabeth Park
July 8, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Entrance of Bloedel Floral Conservatory
4600 Cambie St
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
3

Success Story: The Bloedel Conservatory:  A Tour of the Conservatory and Queen Elizabeth  

Park Tourguides: John Coupar and Vicky Earle

$20 includes entrance fee to the Conservatory (all Proceeds benefit Heritage Vancouver Society and the Bloedel Committee, VanDusen Botanical Garden Association)

Heritage Vancouver Society

Walking Tour: Granville Street's 800 to 1200 Blocks
July 19, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet outside Starbuck’s Coffee at Georgia & Granville (next to London Drugs)
Georgia & Granville
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

Saturday, July 19, 2014; 10am to 12pm  $15; Heritage Vancouver Members $10  Meet outside Starbuck’s Coffee at Georgia & Granville (next to London Drugs) 

Join Heritage expert Anthony Norfolk on a tour of one of Vancouver’s oldest commercial streets – Granville.

Norfolk was involved in developing the 1991 comprehensive plan for the Downtown South and remains an active advocate for its preservation.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Walking Tour: Granville Street and West Georgia – 1880’s to 1950’s
July 26, 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Tour begins at 200 Granville St. Plaza
and ends on the north lawn of the Vancouver Art Gallery
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
3

$15; Heritage Vancouver Members $10 Tour begins at 200 Granville St. Plaza, and ends on the north lawn of the Vancouver Art Gallery

Join historian and Senior Planner for Downtown Vancouver, Michael Gordon in an exploration of two of Vancouver’s most famous streets.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Walking Tour: Historic Chinatown
July 27, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Millennium Gate, Chinatown
Junction of Pender Street and Taylor Street
Vancouver
BC

Join Larry Wong, who was born and raised in Chinatown, as he takes you on an intimate tour of Chinatown.  Larry is a public historian for the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of B.C. Find out how the World’s Narrowest Building came to be, visit the original site of the CPR Roundhouse before it was moved to Yaletown and find out the history of several heritage buildings such as the Chinese Freemasons and the Yip Sang building built in 1889.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Walking Tour: Hippie Kitsilano the ‘60s and ‘70s
August 17, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tour begins at Kits House
7th & Vine; ends near 4th Ave
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

Sunday, August 17, 2014; 10am to 12pm$15; Heritage Vancouver Members $10

 Tour begins at Kits House, 7th & Vine; ends near 4th Avenue

Join author, artist and Heritage Vancouver's first President, Michael Kluckner, for a ramble through the Kitsilano of the 1960s and 1970s, recalling Vancouver's hippie community and its legacy of social activism.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Walking Tour: The Cardero Heritage Stroll
August 23, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Entrance of Robson Market in Vancouver’s West End
1610 Robson St. (at Cardero St.)
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

Saturday, August 23, 2014; 10am to 12pm

$15; Heritage Vancouver Members $10

Meet at entrance to Robson Public Market in Vancouver’s West End

The West End contains a mixture of distinctive building styles representing successive eras of growth and change. One of the directions from the West End Community. Plan calls for the creation of a ‘heritage stroll’.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Walking Tour: A Planning Tour of Vancouver’s West End
September 7, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Barclay Heritage Square
Barclay Heritage Square
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

Join Gordon Price, Director of the SFU City Program and long-time resident, for a planning tour of Vancouver's West End. The West End reveals about eight different architectural stages, from fine wooden mansions to functional wooden walk-ups, not to mention all those highrise towers, in which can be found the origins of Vancouverism.

But how did it all come about – and why? 

Gordon Price explains some of the planning theory and trends that shaped the West End – and some of the forces likely to shape its future.

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