West Vancouver has three National Historic Sites. Binning Residence This exceptional modern home is one of the earliest examples of the International Style in West Vancouver. Designed by Canadian artist B.C. Binning in 1941, it marked a radical departure from traditional residential design. Lions Gate Bridge Opened in November 1938, the Lions Gate Bridge is one of Vancouver's most recognizable landmarks and can be seen from numerous locations in West Vancouver. Point Atkinson Lighthouse In recognition of its importance to the maritime activities of Burrard Inlet, the lighthouse was designated a National Historic Site in 1994.