Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Little Mountain stalemate

My story on the Little Mountain stalemate is online at OpenFile Vancouver.

Here's a preview:

Ingrid Steenhuisen has lived and breathed the Little Mountain public housing complex her entire life. Her parents, both new immigrants, moved into the complex in 1957 and Steenhuisen was born in 1958. It was the province’s first public housing, and went on to become one of Main Street’s identifying landmarks, stretching between 33rd and 37th Avenues. Its 224 units were home to a diverse range of dwellers, from war veterans to single parents, seniors and the disabled, to recent immigrants and low-income families.

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