Monthly Archives: February 2011

February 24, 2011 Walking Home Projects takes a walk through Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Market Alley and Yue Shan Society’s Interior Courtyard with a stop at New Town Bakery

WH Pender February 24th, 2011 Guest Review by David Gawne February 24th was cold and windy, and the sun was busy behind the clouds the whole day. Besides producing a lot of snot and chattering teeth, the cold and wind gnawed at everything but our zeal, for the group had silently resolved to be as […]

February 17th, 2011 – Walking Home Projects takes a walk through Centre A, Chinatown and the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

WH Pender February 17th, 2011  Review By Sam Knopp After getting off the bus stop on Hastings Street at Carrall Street, a group of Montessori students from Maple Grove Elementary School were once again readying themselves to explore the city. The group’s previous visit with Walking Home Projects took the students to the Woodward’s development […]

February 10th, 2011 – Walking Home Projects explores DTES & Chinatown with a class from Lord Strathcona Elementary

WH Pender February 10th, 2011 – Lord Strathcona Elementary School By Sam Knopp This week, Walking Home Projects took a class of Grade Two students from Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Over the course of this semester, Walking Home Pender Street has been focusing on the history of Chinatown, and while Hastings Mill School […]

February 9th, 2011 Walking Home Projects + Emily Carr Students mapping the neighbourhood

On February 9th, 2011 Walking Home Projects had the special privilege of taking ECUAD Instructor Simon Levin‘s Walking As Knowing As Making Soc-300-S002-2011 class on a walk through Chinatown and the DTES.  The following are guest responses from the students. Market Alley and Chinatown: an eye-opening experience Guest Response by: Claire Odecki The description of […]

February 3rd, 2011 – A Bloggers Walk to the Rennie Collection + immediate neighbourhood

WH Pender Street February 3rd, 2011 The Bloggers Walk Review by: Laurie Dawson This being a pilot year for stuff coming up on Mapping and maybe even a letter-writing party; and you can check out our partnerships, local businesses, volunteers and people who are interested in learning more about their city. A typical walk usually […]

Gung Hay Fat Choy & Happy Birthday! The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Turns 25!

Happy Chinese New Year! What better way to celebrate than taking a stroll through the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden has another reason to celebrate this year… it’s 25th birthday! Walking Home Projects has been in partnership with the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden for its Walking Home Carrall Street project and currently […]