Keith Higgins is one local who appreciates the Vancouver Special. In fact, he’s obsessed with them.
The local artist has catalogued hundreds of these homes, listing categories for balcony, roof and fence styles as well as satellite dishes and siding styles, on his website www.vancouverspecial.com.
WATCH Higgins reveal his fascination with this “…mid-century modernist, vernacular architecture” on CTV news:
Vancouver Specials on the web
Keith Higgins isn't the only one obsessed...
See photos of a Special renovation success at Pechetandrobb.com
TheTyee.ca - Vancouver's Ugly Home Craze
Canadian Architect - The Vancouver Special Redux
The Globe and Mail - Vancouver Special Story
The Province - Vancouver Special special article
The Courier - Vancouver Specials finally get some respect
The Georgia Straight - Special Renovation
Urban Photo - Redeeming the Vancouver Special
Vancouver Specials on Justagwailo.com