Tag Archives: Carrall Street

December 2nd, 2010 Walking Home Project’s Fashion Walk in Gastown & the Downtown Eastside

December 2nd Review Written by: Maia Rowan Walking Home Carrall Street, Fashion Walk: We met at Interurban Gallery for today’s fashion walk. During the introductions each participant explained having a love of, or an interest in fashion, and excitement about having this opportunity for the walk with Catherine and Walking Home Projects. Before leaving Interurban, […]

November 9th Interactive Environmental Art with Sharon Kallis

November 9th, 2010 Review Written by: Samantha Knopp A sudden turn of the seasons was felt this week as a chilly grey day greeted us on our last session of Walking Home Carrall Street. Meeting at the pavilion in CRAB Park (at Portside Park) we huddled together, still excited for another opportunity to walk through […]

October 26thHistorian John Atkin takes us to the Alleys of Carrall Street

October 26th, 2010 Review Written by: Samantha Knopp For today’s Walking Home Carrall Street session local civic historian and author, John Atkin, once again treated us to the “off-the-record” account of Vancouver’s past. Last week, John had given us an overview of Carrall Street, but the agenda for today took us off our usual route […]

October 19thHistorian John Atkin telling us the “Real” stories behind Carrall Street

October 19th, 2010 Review Written by: Samantha Knopp One of the motifs popping up in every session of Walking Home Carrall Street is the perspectival nature of history.  Our walks have demonstrated that seeking out the past is not as simple as reading a text book to get the facts.  Rather, “what really happened” is […]

October 5th Waterfront Station and CRAB Park with Bruce Macdonald

October 26th, 2010 Review Written by: Samantha Knopp Another beautiful day was in store for our second session of Walking Home Carrall Street. After the group met at the corner of Seymour and Pender, we took off down Seymour toward Waterfront Station. We gathered outside Vancouver’s central public transportation hub, and Catherine told the group […]