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Remembrance Day WWI New Self-Guided Veterans Walking Tour

Presented by the New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society with support from the New Westminster Museum and Archives. While it’s not possible for us to gather in remembrance, there are other ways to come together and commemorate with those close to you. New Westminster Museum has compiled a map showing the family homes of 19 New […]

Douglas Todd: Vintage Vancouver vanishing before our eyes

Opinion: Author Michael Kluckner evokes a place fast disappearing, replaced by a homogenous and repetitive city of ‘bland glass and stucco’ – David Todd, Vancouver Sun

New West was soooo close!

Just 4% separated Queen’s Park and Steveston neighbourhoods in the August 7th poll – Steveston went on to win Best ‘hood in Greater Vancouver! In the spirit of light-hearted fun during ‘the new normal’ this summer, New West Heritage went all in for New West’s neighbourhoods in CBC’s Best Neighbourhood “contest”. By late July, Queen’s […]

Search for Metro Vancouver’s best neighbourhood: Fraser River, Quarter Finals

Here’s your chance to participate in a local summer online event that celebrates the places where we live! There are just two New West neighbourhoods still in the running. Click here for the voting link: August 7 Fraser River – semifinals Hello Heritage Fans! NWHPS encourages you to enjoy a safe bit of fun in […]

Heritage New West: 2020 AGM

Join us February 25 for our 2020 AGM with special guest presentation by Rob McCullough, manager, New Westminster Museums & Archives.

Have your say over controversial HRA proposal

Sunday, November 17 | 2-4 PM |Century House, Queen’s Park – QPRA AGM Tuesday, November 19 | 6:30 PM | City Hall Advisory Planning Commission Meeting City Council – please come to 515 Fourth St. and see for yourselves – this lot is too small for the proposed design Notice from City of New Westminster: […]

President’s Message

Request to City Council: Deny the re-classification of the 1908 W.E. Walmsley House from ‘advanced’ to ‘special limited’ protection at the Monday, October 28, 2019 Public Hearing

You mean they split a house in half and moved it?!

In 1911, this home that could accommodate a family and seven lodgers, was literally split in two, and placed back-to-back to face Fourth Street and Pine Street respectively.

Buy your tickets online or at Royal City Colours for the 2019 Homes Tour

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 […]

Everyone is welcome to our 2019 AGM

  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 […]