Learn About The History of Hinge Park and the Canron Building This Sunday
Sunday Morning at Hinge Park
Sunday morning brings the Vancouver Heritage Foundation to Southeast False Creek for two interesting events. First off is Sunday Morning at Hinge Park. Your $28 ticket includes a JJ Bean specialty coffee and baked good, and a bag of JJ Bean coffee to take home. There will be a coffee tasting led by JJ Bean founder and owner John Neate, and a talk about the cafe’s design by Brady Dunlop, Associate Architect with DIALOG. Derek Lee of PWL Partnership Landscape Architects will discuss the industrial history of Southeast False Creek and then lead a guided tour of Hinge Park.
Sunday Morning at Hinge Park a great chance to enjoy a private coffee experience and also tour the award-winning design of the parks and waterfront at Southeast False Creek. Hear about the industrial history of the area, and how the landscape architecture rescues, repurposes, and re-imagines elements of the industrial past to create a vibrant sustainable community space.
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 23
DOORS AND COFFEE SERVICE 8:30 – 9:00AM
PROGRAM STARTS 9:00 AM
JJ BEAN FALSE CREEK, 188 WEST 1ST AVENUE
Places That Matter: The Canron Building
At 11:00am on Sunday you can continue to learn about the industrial history of Southeast False Creek. This event is part of the Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Places That Matter series. The topic on Sunday is the Canron Building. The Canron Building was a shipbuilding and steel fabricating plant that built the largest ships in the British Empire during WW I, and would go on to build the steel for many Vancouver landmarks. The building was demolished in 1998.
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 23, 11:00 AM
HINGE PARK, W. 1ST AVE AND COLUMBIA
(THE GROUP WILL MEET IN THE CENTRE OF THE PARK)