Newcomer Youth Walking Home – The Granville Series walks with you!

Walking Home Projects and Artists Walking Home invite you to explore Granville Street at Viva Vancouver Sunday July 24, 2011 from 12:30 – 3:30pm. Come join us on the 800 block of Granville Street, across from the Orpheum! Look for the signs saying ‘Walk’.
Please arrive a few minutes early.

1 – 1:30pm
Artist and Educator Catherine Pulkinghorn will host a walk on the subject of Granville Street culture.

1:30 – 2:30pm
Project Coordinator Manhal Adam and project participant Romina Mohammed Arif host a walk exploring the recent City of Vancouver Engineering Department Granville Street Redesign project implementation.

2:30 – 3:15pm
Catherine Pulkinghorn hosts a walk exploring Public Art on Granville Street.

We look forward to seeing you!


Viva Vancouver!

On Sunday August 14, 2011

Artists Walking Home presents 2 walks:
Please arrive 5 minutes early, meeting us in the 800 Block of Granville Street near Smithe, across from the entrance to the Orpheum Theatre. Look for our Artists Walking Home sandwich board.

1 – 2pm
Artist and Educator Catherine Pulkinghorn will discuss Granville Street culture connecting the neighbourhoods of Marpole, Shaughnessy, South Granville and Granville Street in downtown Vancouver.

2 – 3pm
Project Coordinator Manhal Adam presents the City of Vancouver Granville Street Redesign, the recent implementation of a flexible, progressive urban plan for our downtown.


Newcomer Youth Walk Home!

Please join Artists Walking Home at Viva Vancouver Sunday August 21, 2011: 12:30 – 3:30pm for an interpretive walk on Granville Street.

Please arrive 5 minutes before the walk departure time – at our sandwich board at 881 Granville Street, opposite the entrance to the Orpheum.

12:45 – 1:45
Project Coordinator Manhal Adam explores the recent City of Vancouver Granville Street Redesign.

1:45 – 2:15
Project Researcher Hailey Whitt explores Heritage Buildings on Granville Street.

2:15 – 3:15
Project Director Catherine Pulkinghorn explores historic and contemporary street culture on Granville Street.


Walking Home Granville Street Summer 2011

This poster summarizes our partner organizations and the presenters who helped us explore during the Summer 2011 Granville Street series.

Please enjoy our walk archives, including maps, research essays, and photos, on the Artists Walking Home website.


Newcomer Youth Walking Home – The Granville Street Series Summer 2011

In conjunction with the City of Vancouver street celebration Viva Vancouver, with support of the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, we are excited to be exploring Granville Street this summer with Newcomer youth from Immigrant Services Society.

During this series of walks, our focus is on heritage buildings, historic and contemporary street culture, and over 100 years of Granville Street as a critical transit hub for the city. As usual, in Walking Home Projects, we continue to explore developments in public and private spaces, street activities, mapping, all with consideration for youth access to resources and community.

On Granville Street, our guest experts will share their knowledge with us about street furniture, urban planning, architecture, and provide us with amazing visits inside landmark buildings, which have contributed to the community for decades.

This project opens our series of Community Connections as part of our current work entitled Artists Walking Home, a co-production with 221A Artist Run Centre.

Please look under Walk Archives on the Artists Walking Home website for documentation of The Granville Street series, including maps, research essays, and photos.


Walking Home Projects Overall

Welcome to Walking Home Projects!

Enjoy Hailey Whitt’s fantastic posters detailing the activities and community of the four iterations of Walking Home Projects. Explore our extensive blog to find essays, maps, podcasts, photos and reflections of all of our walks.

Our current work can be found at Artists Walking Home. Please join us for the walks open to the public, and keep track of our work with youth and the community.