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.

Learn how the Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association prevented the demolition of the Strathcona area and a proposed freeway which would have endangered Chinatown as we know it today.

To purchase tickets visit our website at http://www.heritagevancouver.org/

Cheque payment option: Made out to Heritage Vancouver Society and mailed to: 1020 Denman St., PO Box 47036 Denman Place, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E1. Please let us know if you've mailed a cheque at events@heritagevancouver.org.