Category Archives: Heritage

The Vancouver Special Report of 1981

An overview of the data collected and analysed in the 1981 Vancouver Special Report conducted by the City of Vancouver.

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Vancouver Especially, at 271 Union St.

A new art exhibit has opened in Chinatown – a scale model of a Vancouver Special. Find out more here!

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Debunking the Myth of Foreign Investors

Vancouver Realtor Sebastian Albrecht takes a look at the idea of “foreign investors” and what effect immigration from Asia has actually had on Vancouver real estate.

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The Evolution of the Vancouver Special

Realtor Sebastian Albrecht describes the first phases of the evolution of the Vancouver Special.

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Photo of the Week: The Dunsmuir Hotel

Each week, Sebastian Albrecht, a Vancouver Realtor, selects a photo to share on his blog – this week it’s a picture of the historic Dunsmuir Hotel in downtown Vancouver.

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Renovating in Vancouver: Countdown to the new Building Code!

Realtor Sebastian Albrecht takes a look at some of the side effects the 2015 Building code will have on real estate renovation in Vancouver.

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Top 7 Historical Photographs of Main Street, Vancouver

Stunning historical photographs from the Vancouver Public Library Archives show Main Street from the 1890’s to 1950’s.

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Vancouver Photo of the Week – Marine Building Lobby

A glimpse inside Downtown Vancouver’s Marine Building is realtor Sebastian Albrecht’s Photo of the Week.

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Stanley Park: An Historical Look at One of Vancouver’s Treasures

Realtor Sebastian Albrecht gives an overview of the Early History of Stanley Park, recently named the Best Park in the World by TripAdvisor.

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Vancouver Photo of the Week – Vancouver Rail Yard

This week, realtor Sebastian Albrecht selects a photo of a local train yard, full of colour and urban culture.

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