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source: HistoricPlaces.ca - City of New Westminster photo c.18622009

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.

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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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Please help us help Ted Stehr win a People’s Choice Webby Award for Best Podcast Documentary! New Westminster resident Ted Stehr passed away April 2020, several years after being diagnosed with ALS. His friend and media producer Robert Ouimet created the 5-part documentary podcast “My Friend Ted” which shares a year in Ted and his family’s journey after his diagnosis.

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Please join us Thursday, March 18, at 7 PM for a brief but informative AGM via Zoom, followed by a special presentation by author and historian, Jim Wolf  

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You may have seen the signage in front of Queen Park Meat Market on Second street. What does it mean? An application has been made for the property to be re-zoned from non-conforming residential zoning to commercial zoning. Do commercial properties belong in residential areas? Have your say at the Monday, February 22 Public Hearing […]

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“Heritage is our legacy from the past…our touchstone, our reference point, our identity.” UNESCO

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society - Home Tour Tips

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 […]

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

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Theresa McManus / New West Record November 20, 2019 04:35 PM The Homes for the Holidays tour is set to add some sparkle to the holiday season in New West. After a one-year hiatus, the tour is returning to New Westminster. Six houses will be decked out for the holidays as part of this year’s […]

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