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Update on the Ming Sun Building – low-income housing in Vancouver’s boomtown architecture threatened

January 15, 2014

Update on the Ming Sun Building – low-income housing in Vancouver’s boomtown architecture threatened

Orange Cars Powell, 1973, Photo reprinted by kind permission of Equinox Gallery and Fred Herzog. (Contact the gallery if you’re interested in purchasing one of this edition of 20.)

The Ming Sun Building is still standing.

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Imminent demolition of 122 year old building in Vancouver’s old Japantown

December 3, 2013

Imminent demolition of 122 year old building in Vancouver’s old Japantown

The frantic festival of demolition continues in Vancouver, a city whose demolition rate is double that of Toronto’s. And Toronto is no paragon of heritage either.

The City of Vancouver is attempting to force demolition of the 122 year-old building which belongs to the Ming Sun Benevolent Society.

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