Who We Are

VHF advances the appreciation and conservation of our city’s diverse heritage places and their stories. We raise awareness of the vital contribution that heritage makes to a vibrant, inclusive, and sustainable community.

We host informative events and workshops, create resources about Vancouver’s history and heritage places, and provide financial and practical support for the successful conservation of historic buildings and sites.

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Yosef Wosk Publication Grants support new, original publications on aspects of Vancouver’s heritage places, their conservation and related topics. Submissions are due by May 15th. Contact the Grant Programs Manager for the link to apply.

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Upcoming Events

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Mar 14 Lunch & LearnOnline

Occupying nearly an entire block at W 17th Avenue and Ontario St, the Turner Dairy complex has had many industrial uses over the past 100 years - a luggage factory, book publishing, candle making, and furniture warehouse. Join design principal and architect Inge Roecker from AIRstudio for an in-depth look at the adaptive reuse of the site from pre-design to completion.

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May 21 Heritage HourIn Person

It’s been 50 years since the very first heritage designations were made by City Council in 1974. Those first 12 buildings were some of the city’s most notable landmarks including the Post Office at Hastings and Granville, Hycroft in Shaughnessy and the iconic Sun Tower. Join John Atkin and Jeannette Hlavach to explore those designations, the rationale for their selection and how our thinking about heritage resources and what we value has evolved over the half century.

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Discover Vancouver's Heritage

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Places That Matter sites recognize some of the people, places and events that tell the story of Vancouver’s history.

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Resources and Guides

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Grants for Your Project

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