Mount Pleasant History: Brewery Creek Building

Published on Dec 28, 2012

Daman Beatty visits the home of famous Vancouver historian and author Bruce Macdonald to discuss the history of Mount Pleasant’s unique Brewery Creek Building.  Bruce tells a bit of history from the early 1900s when the stone and brick heritage building was first constructed.

Check out Bruce’s book – Vancouver: A Visual History


Mount Pleasant Historic Context Statement

For an introduction to Mount Pleasant’s past check out the ‘Mount Pleasant Historic Context Statement’, written by Bruce Macdonald in 2008 for Donald Luxton & Associates and the City of Vancouver.  It was written as part of the process of creating the Mount Pleasant Community Plan, which was approved by City Council in November, 2010.


Vancouver Transit:  The Era of Street Cars

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Vancouver Special: Lower Mount Pleasant Heritage

Published on Jan 16, 2013

As part of the Vancouver Courier’s Vancouver Special neighbourhood series, Heritage Vancouver’s Anthony Norfolk discusses the residential, commercial and industrial heritage of Lower Mount Pleasant, while sitting down at Laura’s Coffee Shop.



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