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Capitol Hill School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
350 Holdom Avenue
Description
School building.
Associated Dates
1923
Other Names
Ecole Capitol Hill Elementary School
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
Ecole Capitol Hill Elementary School
Civic Address
350 Holdom Avenue
Associated Dates
1923
Description
School building.
Heritage Value
This school was originally designed by Bowman & Cullerne as a two-storey, four-room school building in 1923, with a two-room addition completed in 1926 and another in 1927. Originally designed in the Arts and Crafts style, it has been altered, with the addition of stucco over the original siding and replacement windows, but has retained its original form and massing, as well as its roof-top ventilator and front gabled entrance with grouped columns. Bowman & Cullerne specialized in school design. After Harold Cullerne (1890-1976) returned from service during the First World War, he joined J.H. Bowman (1864-1943) in a partnership that lasted from 1919 to 1934. The firm’s other school designs included Seaforth School (1922, now relocated to Burnaby Village Museum), Burnaby North High School (1923), and Nelson Avenue School (1927).
Locality
Capitol Hill
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Architect
Bowman & Cullerne
Ownership
Public (local)
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 350 Holdom Avenue
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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