NWHPS

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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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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The HCA is not a ‘done deal’ – we need your support this Tuesday, June 13 at City Hall While it may seem that the June 13th public hearing is a formality to confirm New Westminster’s first HCA in Queen’s Park – it’s not! We need a majority vote for the HCA from members of […]

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  Mid-century modern generally covers the years after WWII (though in some cases from the mid-thirties) through to the mid-sixties. The term was coined by author Cara Greenberg for her 1984 book, “Mid-century Modern:  Furniture of the 1950’s.” New Westminster has been long renowned for its large collection of older Victorian, Edwardian, Tudor Revival and […]

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New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society - Westham, Captain W. H. Philpott House (1905)

In 1905, Master Mariner, Captain W.H. Philpott, built his family home, “Westham”, at 433 Carnarvon Street. Designed in the Edwardian-style, the house featured a stunning view of the Fraser River and remained in the family for over 60 years. In the mid-1960s, this charmingly shingled family home was converted into boarding-house suites. The ghost of […]

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New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society

If you missed our 4-page colour insert in May 18th edition of The New West Record, take a ‘sneak peek’ at this year’s fabulous homes.  

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