June 29, 2006
by Canadian Architect
This summer, “look up” a side of the city you may have never seen before. Explore one or all six summer tours offered by the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC):
*Victory Square + Gastown: Where the City Began
*Chinatown: Yesterday + Today
*Strathcona: Neighbourhood of Change
*False Creek North + Yaletown: Industrial to Residential
*The West End: The Manhattan to Mole Hill
*The Downtown Business Core: Modern + Contemporary
Tours run Tuesdays to Saturdays, starting at 1:00pm from the AIBC Architecture Centre located at 440 Cambie Street, and various other locations. See the 2006 brochure at www.aibc.ca or contact the AIBC for details.
Tours cost $5 (including GST) per individual participant, who may register on site before each tour. Groups of eight or more must register ahead of time by phone at 604-683-8588, ext. 333 (toll-free in BC at 1-800-667-0753, ext. 333) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.