Heritage Vancouver Society

Tour: Downtown Granville & the Historic Commodore Ballroom
Join 2015 BC Book Prize winner Aaron Chapman for Live at the Commodore and Senior Downtown Planner Michael Gordon and explore the evolution of Granville Street – one of Vancouver’s core main streets. The tour will comprise of two parts, one focuses on the creation of Granville Street, its emergence as a shopping and banking street and then the transformation into Theatre Row as well as its continuing emergence as a renewed commercial street. The other part is a tour of the Commodore building itself focusing on the history of that section of Granville being a local of how the entertainment industry grew prior to Theatre Row, to what it is today

Date: August 1, 2015, 11am-1pm
Location: The Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Learning Units: 2 Non-Core LU
Cost: $21; Heritage Vancouver Members $15
To register: http://www.heritagevancouver.org/#commodore

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