Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Brown Bag Lecture Series

Former Remand Centre: Converting a Former Jail into Community Housing – February 24
Executive Director, Jonathan Oldman of the Bloom Group, and Asset Manager at BC Housing, Naomi Brunemeyer, will talk about the process, costs and community benefits of the 2014-2015 adaptive reuse project that saw the former police station holding cells at 250 Powell Street converted into community housing.

Taylor Manor: Creating Supportive Housing Inside a 100-Year Old – March 30
Mitch Sakumoto, Architect at Merrick Architecture, will discuss Taylor Manor, a 1915 Tudor residence last functioning as a long term care facility. Recently it was restored and rehabilitated to become supportive housing for homeless people living with mental health issues.

St. Georges Renovation and Restoration: Updating a 1912 School – April 27
Architect Robert Lemon looks at the award-winning 2015 restoration of the 1912 St. Georges Preparatory Boys School located in Dunbar.

Date: February 24, March 30 & April 27, 12-1:30pm
Location: BCIT Downtown Campus at 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver
AIBC Learning Units (LUs): 1 core LU
Cost: $15
Register: https://register.beanstream.com/scripts/registration.asp?form=399

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