Very old West Van home comes with a new lease on life

When Carol Howie and her family decided to sell their 1913 craftsman home on West Vancouver’s Gordon Avenue, they feared the heritage home, known as Vinson House, would be purchased for its lot value and bulldozed. Instead, the home has been given a brand new lease on life.

West Vancouver Heritage Advisory Committee looking for new members

The District of West Vancouver's newly formed Heritage Advisory Committee is looking for members.

According to the District of West Vancouver website, "The Heritage Advisory Committee (HAC) is established as an advisory body to Council and the Director of Planning and Development Services to assist in the processing of heritage applications, identifying and supporting the conservation of structures and landscapes recognized by the District as having significant heritage value and in undertaking education and engagement opportunities related to heritage conservation."

More information and a link to an application form can be found on the District of West Vancouver website. Those interested should apply by March 12, 2018.