GHG October Meeting, 7:00, Zoom, Thursday Oct 15th

Hello!

Our next Grandview Heritage Group meeting is on Zoom, Thursday, October 15th.
We meet online at 7:00 p.m. and will have our usual wide-ranging and open agenda, which this month will include:

  • Introductions
  • Additions to the Agenda
  • A Grandview mystery solved and a tragedy revealed – Neville
  • Changes around the neighbourhood – Eric leads but everyone participates
  • Other business – Is there anything else heritage-related that you’d like to talk about?

Our discussions are always educational and entertaining … And, as usual, our agenda is flexible, and we are always happy to add items that you might want to discuss. If you’d like join us, please e-mail grandviewheritage@gmail.com and we’ll send you the Zoom link.

Everyone is welcome! Do come and join us!

Sept Meeting, Thursday, Sept 17, 7:00, Zoom

Greetings!

Our next Grandview Heritage Group meeting is on Zoom, this Thursday, September 17th.
We meet online at 7:00 p.m. and will have our usual wide-ranging and open agenda, which this month will include:

  • Introductions
  • Additions to the Agenda
  • A “modest proposal” for the renewal of the Britannia Centre site – Penny
  • Small Bungalows, mid-20th Century Starter Homes, and Contemporary Design — Michael, Christine, Dorothy
  • Changes around the neighbourhood – Eric leads but everyone participates
  • Other business – Is there anything else heritage-related that you’d like to talk about?

Everyone is welcome. If you’d like to receive the link to the Zoom meeting, please e-mail grandviewheritage@gmail.com. We’d love to see you there.

GHG meeting on Zoom Thurs July 16

Our next Grandview Heritage Group meeting is on Zoom, Thursday, July 16th. (We’ll be having all our meetings on Zoom until sometime in the future when we’ll be able to meet in person again!)
We will meet at 7:00 p.m. and will have our usual wide-ranging and open agenda, which this month will include:

  • Introductions
  • GHG business (website, next meeting)
  • Foundation replacement, two case studies – Eric
  • Changes around the neighbourhood – Eric leads, but everyone participates
  • Other business – Is there anything else heritage-related that you’d like to talk about?

Everyone is welcome. If you’d like to participate, please send an e-mail requesting the Zoom link to grandviewheritage@gmail.com! We’d love to see you!

 

Grandview Heritage Group Zoom meeting, Thurs June 18th, 7:00

Our next Grandview Heritage Group meeting is on Zoom, Thursday, June 18th. (We’ll be having all our meetings on Zoom until sometime in the future when we’ll be able to meet in person again!)
We will meet at 7:00 p.m. and will have our usual wide-ranging and open agenda, which this month will include:

  • Introductions
  • Double-hung windows – Eric with support from Steve
  • Changes around the neighbourhood – Eric leads, but everyone participates
  • Other business – Is there anything else heritage-related that you’d like to talk about?

Everyone is welcome. If you’d like to participate, please send an e-mail requesting the Zoom link to grandviewheritage@gmail.com! We’d love to see you!

GHG Zoom meeting on Thursday, April 16th, 7:00

Hi dear GHG people,

We’re going to try doing a GHG meeting on Zoom this Thursday. If you would like to participate, please send an e-mail to grandviewheritage@gmail.com. You will receive an invitation with the link and password just before the meeting.
We won’t have our exact usual format because we’ll be online.
Here’s our agenda:
  1. Introductions and a few minutes of getting everyone oriented and comfortable with Zoom
  2. Eric’s “Around the Neighbourhood” (which we didn’t manage to get to at our last face-to-face meeting)
  3. Michael’s short presentation about banks
  4. Neville’s historic images with Celtic Cannery & Shipyards
  5. Other business
Cheers,
Penny

GHG meeting for February — This Thursday, Feb 20th

Our next Grandview Heritage Group meeting is Thursday, February 20th.
We meet in the Britannia Board Room at 7:00 p.m. and will have our usual wide-ranging and open agenda, which this month will include:
 

  • Introductions
  • The creation of the chateau-style railway hotels across Canada – Michael Kluckner
  • Two BC Mills houses – Neville Hogsden
  • A primer on double-hung windows – Eric Phillips
  • An update on the GHG website – Penny Street
  • Changes around the neighbourhood – Eric Phillips

Our discussions are always educational and entertaining … And, as usual, our agenda is flexible, and we are always happy to add items that you might want to discuss.
Everyone is welcome! Do come and join us!

GHG Meeting for January – This Thursday, Jan 16th, 7:00

Our next Grandview Heritage Group meeting is Thursday, January 16th, 2020.
We meet in the Britannia Board Room at 7:00 p.m. and will have our usual wide-ranging and open agenda, which this month will very likely include:

  • Introductions
  • Agenda additions?
  • Meeting room renewal & Britannia Sponsorship Agreement – Penny
  • Why does “Character House Designation cut-off at 1940? – Michael
  • History update for St. Clare’s Convent (1967 Napier) – Neville (tentative)
  • Around the Neighbourhood – Eric
  • Car-Free Day participation?
  • Double-hung window primer – Eric (tentative)
  • Changes around the neighbourhood – Eric

Our discussions are always educational and entertaining … And, as usual, our agenda is flexible, and we are always happy to add items that you might want to discuss.

Everyone is always welcome! Participation is FREE! Do come and join us!

VHF Places That Matter Celebration

Hello,

As part of Heritage Week (February 17th – 23rd), we at Vancouver Heritage Foundation invite you to our third Places That Matter Community Celebration. Join VHF to hear stories about significant places in Vancouver from the people and organizations who brought their history forward.

The Places That Matter Community History Resource is an ongoing project that shares stories and information on the local, cultural and lesser-known history of Vancouver. To learn more about the project, visit the website: https://www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org/places-that-matter/

This free celebration includes displays related to Places That Matter sites and local history (6 pm – 7 pm), a “heritage week proclamation” and a short program of storytelling (7 pm – 8 pm). The event is free and open to the public, and takes place at Heritage Hall at 3102 Main Street from 6pm to 8:30pm on Wednesday, February 19th.

The event poster is attached with the full details. You are welcome to share and help us spread the word. For more information please email Jessica Quan, VHF’s Special Projects Manager at jessica@vancouverheritagefoundation.org or call 604 264 9642.

Although RSVPs are not required, you are welcome to reply to this email to confirm your attendance. Thank you and we hope to see you there!

Kind regards,

Claire

Claire Vulliamy

Heritage Resources Assistant

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

604-264-9642 #306

Suite 402 – 510 West Hastings Street

Vancouver BC V6B 1L8

 

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Grandview Heritage Group Holiday Party, December 19th

Hello!

Grandview Heritage Group invites you to a little holiday celebration at Maria Hindmarch’s house, 1750 Parker St. (in the first block east of the Drive), at our regular meeting time — Thursday, December 19th, at 7:00 p.m. 

Bring a holiday snack to share and whatever you’d like to drink. Maria will provide tea and coffee.

John Stuart suggests that you bring something that evokes your holiday memories (for show & tell).  For example, John will be bringing some Santa Claus postcards.

Everyone is welcome! Do come and join us!