It’s no secret that Vancouver is a city in transition. Dozens of cranes dot the horizon and quaint older neighbourhoods are being reborn as hip urban centres.
But the price of those changes is lost heritage and history. Heritage Vancouver just released its annual list of the top endangered sites in Vancouver. The report warns that “heritage character homes are disappearing at an alarming rate,” while earthquake-readiness upgrades are being used as “an opportunity to demolish our heritage schools.”
Here are the Top 5 Endangered Sites in the city as identified by Heritage Vancouver. Each entry identifies a particular building under threat, a whole class of structures being lost or both. Continue reading:
Top 5 Endangered Heritage Sites in Vancouver