A walk with our heritage; 4 ideas this summer
RATIO wrote this on Jul 15, 2016

Here are four opportunities to connect with our heritage, up close and personal through walking tours around Metro Vancouver.

  • Heritage Vancouver Walking Tour: A History of Granville Street

Join historian and Senior Planner for Downtown Vancouver, Michael Gordon, and Vancouver Heritage Commission member, Anthony Norfolk in an exploration of one of Vancouver’s most famous streets – Granville Street, south of West Georgia Street on July 23. Tickets are $10 for Heritage Vancouver members.

A History of Granville Street Walking Tour


  • AIBC Architectural Walking Tours

Six unique architectural walking tours will run in Victoria and Vancouver Thursdays to Mondays throughout July and August. Walking tours are $10.

» Architectural Walking Tours


  •  Mountain Stories Along the Trail

The Elders Council for Parks are hosting a unique heritage event in celebration of the District of North Vancouver’s 125 birthday on July 16. “Mountain Stories Along the Trail” is an outdoor storytelling experience on Mount Seymour, where you travel through time with historical characters.



  • North Vancouver Museum & Archives Story Walks

This July and August the North Vancouver Museum and Archives will present free, drop-in, story-filled walks at the Burrard Dry Dock site and in Lynn Canyon Park. Free drop-in tours at the Shipyards are offered Friday, Saturday and Sundays at 1.30 and 3pm from July 8th to August 28th. Free drop-in tours in Lynn Valley are offered Wednesdays and Thursdays from July 7th to August 25th at 1:30 and 3:00 pm.



RATIO and BC’s heritage:

The RATIO team has worked on a number of notable and award-winning heritage projects in and around Metro Vancouver. We are proud of our work and the contribution it makes to celebrating our collective heritage.

A recent News post on heritage conservation: 

How heritage building delivers sustainable outcomes   

A few  of RATIO’s heritage projects:

Britannia Mine Museum 

Ruskin Generating Station

Britannia Heritage Shipyards

Sinclair Centre


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