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New West Record features highlights for 2016 Heritage Homes Tour

New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society mixes things up for this year’s homes tour Theresa McManus | New West Record May 11, 2016   A hipster vibe, a sense of heritage and some unexpected locales are all part of this year’s Heritage Homes Tour. The New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society is holding its ...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 2017 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

Renovating a Character House

Refurbished older homes boast character that can’t be reproduced, and in today’s push for a lighter building footprint, renovating one can be a sound investment. Article by: Carol Crenna Elana Zysblat, programming 
director at Vancouver Heritage Foundation, offers guidance on updating an old home
. Why refurbish an old house?
 Zysblat: Heritage houses ...Read More