|Van Sc P47 - Looking North from City Hall in 1938|
Come travel back in time on a History Walk through Mount Pleasant, Vancouver’s first Suburb.
Beginning at the crest of the hill beside Vancouver’s iconic City Hall, this history walk crisscrosses Mount Pleasant travelling back in time from the Edwardian Era...
|City P 48.3 View south from Strathcona Park, site of the future City Hall in 1912|
...back to the late 1880s when this area was being developed as Vancouver’s first commuter suburb.
|CVA 28-08 Yukon and 11th Avenue in 1910-1912|
Mount Pleasant is an astonishing mix of Edwardian stately homes, Victorian cottages, elegant brick-faced apartments and historic breweries...
|Dist P18 - Wohlsein Employees of Doering & Marstrand Brewery in Mt Pleasant|
...and churches, this fast changing neighbourhood is also home to Vancouver’s “Most Beautiful Block” on the 100 block of West 10th.
|Ch P2.2 - Mt Pleasant Methodist Church at Ontario & 10th|
This tour departs: 10am from SW corner of Yukon and 12th Avenue and ends at 7th Avenue and Main Street.
Duration: More or less 2.5 hours depending on the size of the group.
Cost: $25 per person
Parking: There is plenty of free parking along the streets south of 12th Avenue.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a space on my regularly scheduled tours (See current tour schedule), or for more information on how to book a private History Walk.
THIS WEST END HISTORY WALK IS ALSO OFFERED AS A PRIVATE TOUR IN ENGLISH, JAPANESE OR ITALIAN. THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE REQUIRED IS FOUR PEOPLE OR A PAYMENT OF $100 FOR SMALLER GROUPS.
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