The GHG had another interesting and productive meeting last night with a fine turnout for a warm "early summer" night, After introductions, Jak attempted to show a short video entitled "Living In Gunter's World" which takes viewers through a short history of surveying measurements and how that has directly affected the shape and history of … Continue reading Meeting Notes: April 2016
The October meeting of the Grandview Heritage Group was very well attended, including a very welcome visit by Patrick Gunn of Heritage Vancouver. Although a presentation took up much of the meeting, we were also able, as usual, to discuss a wide range of other topics. Jak King presented his Database of Grandview Properties which … Continue reading Notes From The October Meeting
The new season of meetings kicked off on Thursday with a good attendance. As usual, the discussion was wide-ranging and fascinating. We began as usual with our Around The Hood segment in which Eric leads us through an illustrated tour of various changes, sales, rumours etc within Grandview. This month we covered 17 properties. In … Continue reading Notes From The September Meeting
Our member historian Bruce Macdonald is featured in a documentary about the famous hollow tree in Stanley Park and the efforts made to save it against the Park Board's decision to chop it down. The documentary is being shown on Knowledge Network tonight at 10pm and is repeated on Thursday at 11pm. Well worth watching!
Our very own distinguished historian and painter Michael Kluckner has published a new book: There will be a book launch at People's Coop Bookstore on Commercial Drive on Thursday 3rd May at 7pm and a number of other events the details of which can be seen at Michael's own website.