NWHPS

We have 11 spectacular venues, including two storybook Queen Annes, a West Coast and a California Modern, a C2C loft conversion above the police station, two classic Edwardians, two distinctive Gothic landmarks and, on tour for the first time, a majestic Shingle cottage and a rare British-influenced Arts and Crafts home. But wait – there’s […]

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This year’s annual homes tour features a selection of impressive architectural styles, including an Arthur Erickson-inspired mid-century classic in Massey Heights, a charming Victorian era Queen’s Park cottage and “that ‘70s house” on a quiet McBride area cul-de-sac. 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. NWHPS is honouring our […]

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  AGM Highlights Members vote to ratify NWHPS’ recently updated Constitution & Bylaws President’s Message (including preview of Sunday, May 26th 2019 Heritage Homes Tour) Review of Society Financials Members vote for 2018-19 Board of Directors Special Presentation by Jim Wolf Pacific Pre-Raphaelites: The Arts and Crafts Movement in British Columbia – the movement and […]

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Opinion: Heritage designations are not something to fear Brent Bellamy Columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press “Building owner opposes heritage designation” has become a regular headline in Winnipeg over the past few years. One by one, buildings are being nominated for designation — the Bay, the Manitoba Club, the University of Manitoba — and, one […]

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  Women from every walk of life at the height of their careers in mental health, education, media, medicine, literature, entrepreneurship, advocacy and politics; helped shape New Westminster, our province and our country with their contributions. We’ve highlighted these six women whose lives have spanned 173 years (1842 – 2015). Watch for more profiles on […]

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New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society is celebrating the 40th annual Heritage Homes Tour on SUNDAY, May 26, 2019. We want to know what would make the 2019 Homes Tour a can’t miss date for you. Please take a few minutes to complete this short, ‘click the button’ survey –  with options for your welcome comments. […]

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The gracious Vanstone house is the main site of NWHPS’ tribute to WWI, honouring the young men who served our country and whose sacrifices shaped our city – 1914-1918. Lest we forget… Style elements: Queen Ave Revival with a nod to Arts and Crafts. Architectural significance: This stately home’s unique style combines Queen Anne Revival […]

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This year’s homes tour honours New Westminster’s WW1 Honour Roll with a tribute to the men and women who served in the Great War by Jim Wolf 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I and this year the society is honouring the men & women who served. Special stories of […]

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Michael Kluckner

Please join us at 7 PM on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at  Nelson’s Folly (127 Queen’s Avenue) for a brief but informative AGM followed by a special presentation: Michael Kluckner Could New Westminster’s heritage stock follow “Vanishing Vancouver”? We are very pleased to have Michael Kluckner, acclaimed writer and artist illustrator of Vancouver The Way […]

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Heritage Week ad - Feb. 15, 2018

The New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society is proud to participate in BC Heritage Week, February 19 – 25, 2018. This year’s theme is, “Heritage Stands the Test of Time”.  Join us for our our AGM on February 20 as well as our Heritage Homes Walking Tour on February 25.

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