Queen’s Park Heritage – worth saving

According the City’s statistics for the five years from 2011-2015, 12 houses (total) were demolished – in 2016 alone, there were 7 demolitions requested (five approved, two denied).  If we continue at that rate, Queen’s Park will lose 35 houses in the next five years. by Maureen Arvanitidis, President New Westminster Heritage ...Read More

Do you support the Queen’s Park HCA? Write to City Hall

Show your support for the proposed HCA by: 1.Writing a letter or emailing the Mayor (jcote@newwestcity.ca) and Councilors (clerks@newwestcity.ca) . State your support for the proposed Heritage Conservation Area (HCA) in Queen’s Park . Add a few brief lines (or more) about why you support the HCA . Please include your New ...Read More

Factsheet: Proposed Queen’s Park Conservation Area

A Heritage Conservation Area is a distinct and identifiable neighbourhood, characterized by its historic value and identified in a City’s Official Community Plan (OCP). Its purpose is to: retain heritage assets in a community, ensure any new development is compatible with the neighbourhood’s existing character. provide design guidelines for any new development. ...Read More

“We Support Heritage Conservation” signs now available

Do you need a lawn sign?  100 signs available as of March 19, 2017. Email: webmaster.nwhps@gmail.com ...Read More

The New Westminster Record: The Changing City

The Changing City: Save more heritage homes by Theresa McManus   tmcmanus@newwestrecord.ca (re-printed from the Thursday, March 9, 2017 edition of The Record; photos added from Monday, March 6 city council meeting presentation by NWHPS) Group wants more homes to get ‘advanced protection’ Heritage advocates are encouraging the city to expand the ...Read More

Will my property drop in value in a Heritage Conservation Area?

  The Value of Heritage in our Community Welcome to the New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society’s new blog series that examines what it means to preserve heritage sites in New Westminster – from an economic, aesthetic, community and/or historical perspective. At least once a month we will present information that helps contribute ...Read More

Come to our AGM – Thursday, March 16 7:00 PM

.Annual General Meeting    Thursday, March 16    7:00 – 9:00 PM    Galbraith House 131 Queen’s Avenue, New Westminster Please join for a brief but informative AGM and get together, followed by refreshments – AND – a  special presentation: Wood be Art‘s Brandy Kawulka talks about how you can incorporate your ...Read More

Celebrate Heritage Week in and around New Westminster

Heritage BC invites all British Columbians to celebrate our place and contribution to Canada, as we prepare to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. “My Canada! My BC!” is conceived to inspire Canadians and British Columbians to embrace, explore and enjoy their own heritage places and spaces at community events. What’s Happening for ...Read More

What is a Heritage Conservation Area (HCA) and what will it look like in New West?

The Value of Heritage in our Community Welcome to the New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society’s new blog series that examines what it means to preserve heritage sites in New Westminster – from an economic, aesthetic, community and/or historical perspective. At least once a month we will present information that helps contribute to ...Read More

Save the Date! Our 38th Annual Homes Tour is Sunday, May 28th, 2017

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