We had another fine turn-out for our October meeting, with some new and welcome faces. We began by discussing the Coalition of Vancouver Neighbourhood’s all-candidates meeting. The candidates’ responses re: the Heritage Action Plan were discussed. It was also noted that all parties other than Vision had stated their opposition to the current Grandview CommunityContinue reading “Notes From Our October Meeting”
Kristen Harpula has put together an execellent article about heritage issues in Grandview. It can be found on her website here. With her permission we are embedding her video on the subject.
I am reliably informed that the Jeffs House currently being renovated at Charles & Salsbury will be settled on its new foundations tomorrow. Might be fun to watch!
Heritage Vancouver has issued a list of the Top 10 Endangered Heritage Sites in Vancouver — and the entire Grandview Neighbourhood is on the list. Grandview is one of Vancouver’s oldest historic neighbourhoods, with many consistent streetscapes of older houses and commercial buildings, few of which are on the City of Vancouver’s Heritage Register. WhileContinue reading “Grandview On Top 10 Endangered Sites List”
Regular readers will know that we have given coverage to the current renovation project of the Jeffs House at Charles & Salsbury. Now thanks to Jason Vanderhill we have a couple of videos covering the moving of the house. The first video shows the preparation of the house for the move. The second video showsContinue reading “Moving the Jeffs House”
Thanks to Jason Vanderhill, here are more images of the moving of the Jeffs House: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmv/sets/72157629280733019/
… and ready to go. Here is the Jeffs House jacked up on rollers just before it was moved across the site at Charles & Salsbury.
The Jeffs House at Charles & Salsbury is scheduled to be moved across the site tomorrow, Friday 3rd February. That should be fun!