Should New Westminster have Conservation Areas?

Don Luxton to speak at New Westminster Heritage AGM  7 PM on Monday, February 15, 2015       127 Queen’s Avenue, New Westminster – Nelson’s Folly – the residence of Ethel Field   This year’s Annual General Meeting of the New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society promises an engaging and topical guest speaker in the ...Read More

Save the Date! Our 37th Annual Homes Tour is Sunday, May 29th, 2016

This year’s tour features the Gifford House, a fan favourite, which has been extensively renovated during a star turn on the popular Love It or List It Vancouver TV show. Be sure to see the fabulous new kitchen and bathrooms that respect heritage while acknowledging the needs of a large family! Tour ...Read More

Vancouver Sun and The Record feature articles about QPHF Christmas Homes Tour

  New West heritage homes open their doors for Christmas – Dec. 6 tour raises funds for Queen’s Park Care Centre Theresa McManus / New West Record November 20, 2015 11:24 AM The owners of five heritage homes are decking the halls and trimming the tree in their holiday finery next month. ...Read More

Tickets on sale for QPHF’s 3rd annual “Homes for the Holidays” Tour

Join our friends at the Queen’s Park Healthcare Foundation for their third annual Heritage Event of the Season, “Homes for the Holidays”, on Sunday, December 6th, 4:30 – 7:30 PM. This year’s tour showcases five unique heritage homes beautifully decorated for Christmas. You will also be able to purchase a selection of ...Read More

Vancouver Sun’s Shelley Fralic: Heritage home tour highlights ‘survivors’

New Westminster group shows how aging beauties can be renovated, rather than destroyed By Shelley Fralic, Vancouver Sun columnist reprinted from Vancouver Sun May 16, 2015   Every year, the heritage preservation organizations in Vancouver and New Westminster mount ambitious old-home home tours, in which owners are persuaded to open their doors ...Read More

The Record features Love It or List It home in Sapperton

  The Charles Erickson House on Alberta Street is one of 14 venues that will be open to the public during the 36th annual Heritage Homes Tour. The event runs Sunday, May 31.   by Tereza Verenca / New West Record reprinted from the May 13, 2015 edition of the New Westminster ...Read More

Heritage cottage gets new life with help from Craigslist

  The blue front door to Gary Holisko and Roseanne Wood’s Uptown heritage home has become a bit of a touchstone in their neighbourhood. Their 1909 cottage is one of the smaller homes featured in this year’s 36th annual Heritage Home Tour and Tea to be held Sunday, May 31.     ...Read More

HRA’s – Balancing the past and creating a future

NWHPS president Maureen Arvanitidis talks to the Early Edition’s host Rick Cluff about Heritage Revitalization Agreements in New Westminster Maureen Arvanitidis joined Rick Cluff to talk about the Heritage Revitalization Agreement (HRA) that was presented at a public hearing Monday, April 27. City Council is considering the application to sub-divide the 1897 ...Read More

WANTED: Heritage Homes for next year’s Homes Tour

Have you thought about debuting your heritage home or showing off your restoration/renovation on the 2016 New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society Homes Tour? We’re looking for heritage homes in the Royal City that are either new to the Tour or have had  some restoration/renovation work performed since they last graced the Homes ...Read More

QPRA Poll open on Urban Academy’s proposed expansion

Urban Academy (UA) has proposed an expansion of its private school facility in the Queen’s Park neighbourhood. The school has applied to the City of New Westminster for an amendment to the Official Community Plan and a Heritage Revitalization Agreement to accommodate their project. The Queen’s Park Residents’ Association (QPRA) wants to ...Read More