Sullivan’s Travels: A modest proposal to move back the date of B.C.’s founding by half a century

At the approach to the Dunsmuir viaduct, opposite the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain stop, rises the Beatty Street Drill Hall, the Canadian Forces armoury that is home to the city’s oldest military unit, the British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own). It’s a handsome, unnoticed building in the Baronial style, designed by Canada’s onetime chief architect David Ewart, who also built the federal mint and Rideau Hall’s façade. Read more at Vancouver Magazine.

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