Letter to Mayor Gregor Robertson Addressing the Demolition of 411 Powell Street
To read a letter from Powell Street Festival Society’s President Nina Inaoka Lee to Mayor Gregor Robertson addressing the demolition order for 437-441 Powell Street please click on the link below: MayorandCouncil_437-441PowellSt
A building of historical importance to the Chinese Canadian and Japanese Canadian communities is slated for demolition today: Monday, December 9th, 2013. Until this summer, the building was housing immigrant seniors and included an affordable studio for the Instant Coffee artist collective on the main floor.
Furthermore, the Mayor proclaimed April 24, 2010 Ming Sun Benevolent Association Day in honour of the current owners of the building.