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art & design focused walking tour

Herschel Supply Company

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Welcome to Gastown.In partnership with the Vancouver Tour Guys, Herschel Supply is excited to host a free walking tour made for explorers, design-lovers, visitors and locals alike. Join us at the Herschel Supply Gastown store every Saturday at 2pm this summer to discover the art, architecture and stories that define the historic Gastown neighborhood.FREE Walking Tours include:Modern and historic architecture highlightsDesign and art from galleries to alleywaysIncredible photo opsPrizing courtesy of Herschel Supply Company

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Gastown, Waterfront between Granville and Main Sts. North of Hastings St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K7 Canada

Stop 1 - Explore some of the old vs new architecture on 300 block of Water Street and learn how the whole area was nearly demolished for a freeway in the 1970s

Stop 2 - Explore street art

Stop 3 - Visit Victory Square to learn about its evolution as a dividing line between the ‘old town’ and newly appointed City of Vancouver in 1886.

Stop 4 - Explore the Woodward’s development, once site of the large department store and now a mixture of university campus, social housing, market value condos, social services, and a large photo mural to the notorious ‘Grasstown Riot’ of 1971

Stop 5 - Visit Gaoler’s Muse, Blood Alley, and Gassy Jack’s statue in Maple Tree Square

Stop 6 - Check out Ilya Viryachev’s ‘Vancouver 1855-1955’ for a moving depiction of major events spanning a century in the neighbourhood

Stop 7 - Work your way back down Water Street towards Herschel store, exploring some of the local shops and galleries along the way

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Departure Point
347 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA

Departure Time
2:00 PM

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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