National Historic Sites

National Historic Sites

West Vancouver has three National Historic Sites.

The Binning Residence entrance, set into the ground and surrounded by foliage.

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.

The Lions Gate Bridge seen at night with lights along the suspension cables. The water below reflect the bridges lights.

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.

A lighthouse on a rocky stretch of shoreline.

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.