Architectural eye candy focus of walking tours

Six guided tours, hosted by the Architectural institute of B.C., will showcase the Inner Harbour, Fort Victoria, Old Town and Chinatown, James Bay and religious as well as 1920s art decor and moderne architecture.

Victoria’s beauty and heritage will be the highlight of a summer architectural walking tour program.

Six guided tours, hosted by the Architectural institute of B.C., will showcase the Inner Harbour, Fort Victoria, Old Town and Chinatown, James Bay and religious as well as 1920s art decor and moderne architecture.

The tours, which last one-and-a-half to two hours, rain or shine, happen Friday to Monday in July, August and September, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday tours are only available at 2 p.m. Cost is $10. Group tours are available. For more details, please call (604) 683-8588 ext. 325, or visit www.aibc.ca.

 

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Victoria council avoids 2020 deficit by deferring over $20 million in capital projects

The city will move ahead with hiring for two new positions

UPDATED: Three injured in Douglas Street crash involving impaired driver

Driver failed sobriety test, passenger arrested for possession of a controlled substance

VIDEO: U.S. Air Force pilot does fly-by for B.C. son amid COVID border separation

Sky-high father-son visit plays out over White Rock Pier

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Aug. 4

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

POLL: Should it be mandatory to wear masks when out in public?

B.C. is witnessing an alarming rise in the number of cases of… Continue reading

RCMP looking for missing teen in Comox Valley

Jenessa Shacter was last seen going for a walk in downtown Courtenay

B.C. wildfire crews have battled 111 blazes in the last seven days

Twenty-nine fires remain active, as of Friday (Aug 7)

‘We don’t make the rules’: Okanagan pub owner says staff harassed over pandemic precautions

‘If you have six people plus a baby, guess what? That’s seven’ - West Kelowna Kelly O’Bryan’s owner

T-Rex earns big bids at B.C. dino auction

Over 500 dino-themed lots sold to buyers from across North America

Remembering Brent Carver: A legend of Broadway who kept his B.C. roots strong

Over the years, the Cranbrook thespian earned his place as one of Canada’s greatest actors

Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

National unemployment rate was 10.9 per cent in July, down from the 12.3 per cent recorded in June

Most Read