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Letter from the President

September 26, 2023

New Westminster City Council votes to lift the freeze on HRA applications in Queen’s Park Heritage Conservation Area September 16, 2023 Dear Friends of Heritage We need your help In a surprise move on September 11, City Council voted to lift the freeze on Heritage Revitalization Agreement (HRA) applications in the Queen’s Park Heritage Conservation […]

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Please join us Wednesday, February 23, at 7 PM for a brief but informative AGM via Zoom, followed by a special presentation by author and architectural historian, Jim Wolf.  

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There is a public hearing on Monday night, February 26, for the designation of a tree under the HRA. Please attend this meeting and have your say – or email your opinion to Council at clerks@newwestcity.ca “Heritage Revitalization Agreement (HRA) and Heritage Designation Bylaw applications have been received for 203 Pembina Street in Queensborough. Six […]

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Steve Norman is passionate about his city, his neighbourhood, and the historic buildings that characterize both. After spending years restoring his Arts and Crafts influenced Edwardian-era home, here is the story of his unique vision to develop the large parcel of land surrounding it. by Sheilah Harris Writer Sheilah Harris grew up in New Westminster. […]

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BC Heritage Awards

June 11, 2023

The BC Heritage Awards celebrate incredible achievements in heritage across the Province of BC every year. This year, Steve Norman was recognized for distinguished service for 40+ years of volunteering in the heritage community and working fwith both the QPRA and heritage New West to help create the Heritage Conservation Area in Queen’s Park.

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This trio of homes on this year’s Homes Tour (at 218 Queen’s Avenue, and 221 and 219 Manitoba Street) are cast members in a heritage win-win story where the plot includes a variety of twists and turns. MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM The result was the relocation of two houses — making two homeowners’ dreams of new-build, affordable family […]

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A visible past inspires a more thoughtful future – the driving force inspiration behind Heritage New West’s new logo and new name.

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The Langstroths: A History of Service A Heritage New West video production Learn about the Langstroths’ long journey of heritage service in this beautifully rendered program: https://youtu.be/m4r769Htks0. Thank you to the ‘village’ that made this happen: Lori Fralic and Leslie Gray, Lori Fralic Real Estate, sponsor; Dan Kirchner and Gerry Chow, 360hometours.ca, producers; Catherine Hutson, […]

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New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society

Please join us Wednesday, February 23, at 7 PM for a brief but informative AGM via Zoom, followed by a special presentation by author and architectural historian, Jim Wolf.  

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Heritage BC recognized longtime New West resident and heritage advocate Steve North with a Distinguished Service Award. He received the award posthumously, as he died in November 2021.

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