The beauty and stateliness of the Heather Pavilion has been lost to Vancouver for over seventy years. As our city grows, we are increasingly aware of the importance of Vancouver’s remaining historic buildings. Fully restored, the Heather Pavilion will create much needed space for associated hospital and neighbourhood uses such as conference and meeting space, classrooms, community learning, and other opportunities.
The restored grounds and rose garden will provide patients and staff with a haven of beauty and respite from the bustle of the modern hospital. With the restoration of its imposing facade in a lush garden setting, the Heather Pavilion will, once again, be the heart of the Vancouver General Hospital campus.
The conservation of the Heather Pavilion is enshrined in the current hospital zoning, and this remarkable structure was designated as a heritage site by the City of Vancouver in 2002. This is a good start, but a detailed restoration plan and additional funding is required to bring the Heather Pavilion back to life.
The Heather Pavilion has served the community since 1906, and with your help and support, we will continue to work toward the restoration of this prominent civic landmark.