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A.E. Brown Residence

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6830 Sperling Avenue
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
1924
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6830 Sperling Avenue
Associated Dates
1924
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
Built after the end of the First World War, this house features an eclectic blend of Arts and Crafts elements. Constructed for A.E. Brown and a full two storeys in height, it has a front jerkin-headed roof with a jerkin-headed side projection, and a corner wraparound verandah with tapered columns. The house has been maintained in near original condition, with original lapped wooden siding, multi-paned windows and square balusters.
Locality
Edmonds
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Kingsway-Beresford Area
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Sperling Avenue
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Agnes & Elizabeth Michie Residence

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3894 Yale Street
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
c.1935
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3894 Yale Street
Associated Dates
c.1935
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
This interwar bungalow is beautifully preserved and retains many original features. Symmetrical in design, with two steeply-pitched front gables that flank a central arched gable over the front entrance, it also retains its narrow arched windows and projecting purlins in the front gables. Narrow sidelights flank the front door. The matching front elevation windows are typical of the period, with double-hung sash flanking a plate glass “picture window” with a curved transom; the upper panes are cross-leaded. This house was built by Agnes Michie and Elizabeth D. Michie.
Locality
Vancouver Heights
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Yale Street
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Alfred & Ruth MacLeod Cottage

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6466 Deer Lake Drive
Description
Located atop a hill on the southern shore of picturesque Deer Lake, the Alfred and Ruth MacLeod Cottage is a one and one-half storey, wood-frame, rustic Arts and Crafts-style bungalow. The cottage is well-maintained, but has been altered through the enclosure of much of its original wraparound vera…
Associated Dates
1913
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6466 Deer Lake Drive
Associated Dates
1913
Description
Located atop a hill on the southern shore of picturesque Deer Lake, the Alfred and Ruth MacLeod Cottage is a one and one-half storey, wood-frame, rustic Arts and Crafts-style bungalow. The cottage is well-maintained, but has been altered through the enclosure of much of its original wraparound verandah. Its sits on the brow of a steep slope, with panoramic views north to Deer Lake.
Heritage Value
The Alfred and Ruth MacLeod Cottage is valued as a significant example of the early development of summer estates in Burnaby, specifically in the Deer Lake neighbourhood, that attracted residents from the burgeoning cities of New Westminster and Vancouver. Access to the area was facilitated by the construction of the Burnaby Lake Interurban tramline, which opened in June 1911. This modest, rustic cottage illustrates the desire for a simple country lifestyle and retreat into nature of those who settled on the south shore of Deer Lake. While the grand mansions on the north shore of Deer Lake are set in formally landscaped gardens, the informality of this cottage demonstrates reverence for its natural, wooded surroundings, oriented towards views of Deer Lake. The Alfred and Ruth MacLeod Cottage is important for its connection with prominent New Westminster insurance and real estate broker, Alfred W. MacLeod, and his wife, Ruth. The MacLeods had recently constructed a large city home, and built this cottage as a summer residence in 1913. In 2005, the Alfred and Ruth MacLeod Cottage was purchased by the City of Burnaby and today constitutes part of the Deer Lake Park Heritage Precinct, which is Burnaby's most significant collection of historic sites.
Defining Elements
Key elements that define the heritage character of the Alfred and Ruth MacLeod Cottage include its: - secluded setting on the brow of a steep hill on the southern shore of Deer Lake, with expansive views of Deer Lake to the north - residential form, scale and massing as expressed by its one and one-half storey rectangular plan, side-gabled roof, hipped roof over original verandah and two shed dormers - associated landscape features such as mature coniferous and deciduous trees surrounding the property
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Person
Ruth MacLeod
Alfred W. MacLeod
Function
Primary Historic--Single Dwelling
Primary Current--Single Dwelling
Cadastral Identifier
P.I.D.000-708-038
Boundaries
The Alfred and Ruth MacLeod Cottage is comprised of a single residential lot located at 6466 Deer Lake Drive, Burnaby.
Area
13354.63
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Public (local)
Documentation
City of Burnaby Planning and Building Department, Heritage Site Files
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6466 Deer Lake Drive
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Alfred & Sarah Chrisp Residence

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7836 Eleventh Avenue
Description
Rsidential building.
Associated Dates
1913
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7836 Eleventh Avenue
Associated Dates
1913
Description
Rsidential building.
Heritage Value
This high-quality Craftsman bungalow was built for Alfred John Chrisp (1882-1944) and his wife Sarah Hannah Chrisp (née Hindmarch, 1883-1954). Starting in 1908, Alfred worked as an accountant for the CPR in New Westminster, and he and Sarah were married there in 1910. This house features a front gabled roof and gabled front porch, and is notable for its elaborate stained glass windows in the front door glazing, sidelights and the narrow transom over the front elevation window. Maintaining a very high degree of original integrity, the bungalow features lapped siding at the foundation level, a shingle clad main floor, a combination of casement and double-hung windows and square tapered porch columns.
Locality
East Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 11th Avenue
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1886
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1886
Heritage Value
Shortly after the townsite of Port Moody was surveyed in the early 1880s, a resort community developed on the border of Burnaby and Port Moody that would come to be called Aliceville. Located near the north end of North Road, in 1886 the Canadian Pacific Railway established a flag station there and the settlement was named after Alice May Webster who, with her sister Mrs. Jenns, operated the Aliceville Hotel.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Alpha Secondary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4600 Parker Street
Associated Dates
1950
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4600 Parker Street
Associated Dates
1950
Heritage Value
The unexpected period of growth in Burnaby during the first few years of the 1950s resulted in many overcrowded schools. As a result, the School Board decided it required a Junior High to alleviate enrolment issues at Gilmore Avenue Elementary-Junior school. Alpha opened in 1950 with 423 students. The new school had 12 rooms but added more in 1953. There were fires at the school in 1956 and 1964, resulting in the rebuilding of seven classrooms, library and administrative offices. There were additions made in 1968 and 1969 and in 1976 a gymnasium was built.
Planning Study Area
Brentwood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4600 Parker Street
Street View URL
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Alta Vista Baptist Church

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7175 Royal Oak Avenue
Description
Church building.
Associated Dates
1936
Other Names
Royal Oak Community Church
Street View URL
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
Royal Oak Community Church
Civic Address
7175 Royal Oak Avenue
Associated Dates
1936
Description
Church building.
Heritage Value
This Baptist congregation originally held services in a tent at the corner of McGregor Avenue and Portland but they soon were able to build a small church. A membership drive by Pastor Arthur James Bowbrick (1875-1961) was so successful that the congregation was able build this fine structure, prominently located at the corner of Victory Street. Although it has been altered with later additions and stucco over the original siding, the original windows and the rooftop belfry remain.
Locality
Alta Vista
Historic Neighbourhood
Alta Vista (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Sussex-Nelson Area
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Royal Oak Avenue
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Alta Vista Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
Heritage Value
As with many areas of Burnaby during this period, the years after World War Two marked a rapid growth in residential development in the Alta-Vista Neighbourhood. Subdivisions like Sussex and Suncrest were built and new schools and amenities were constructed to meet the demands of increased population.
Historic Neighbourhood
Alta Vista (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Sussex-Nelson Area
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Alta Vista Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1905-1924
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1905-1924
Heritage Value
Alta Vista, named for its high views of the Fraser Valley, rapidly grew during the period 1910-1912, seeing its settlement jump from about a dozen buildings in 1910 to about four hundred by the end of 1912. Home-seekers were attracted to its location just a short walk from the B.C.E.R. line at Royal Oak and Highland Park and easily accessible to both New Westminster and Vancouver.
Historic Neighbourhood
Alta Vista (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Sussex-Nelson Area
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Andy Johnson House

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
5152 Kingsway
Description
The Andy Johnson House is a large, one and one-half storey plus above-ground basement wood-frame mansion on a rubble-stone granite foundation with a red terra cotta pantile roof and an octagonal corner turret. The building stands in a prominent location on a corner lot on Kingsway, one of Burnaby’s…
Associated Dates
1912
Formal Recognition
Community Heritage Register
Other Names
Andrew M. & Margaret Johnson House 'Glenedward'
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
Andrew M. & Margaret Johnson House 'Glenedward'
Civic Address
5152 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1912
Formal Recognition
Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Council Resolution
Enactment Date
26/05/2003
Description
The Andy Johnson House is a large, one and one-half storey plus above-ground basement wood-frame mansion on a rubble-stone granite foundation with a red terra cotta pantile roof and an octagonal corner turret. The building stands in a prominent location on a corner lot on Kingsway, one of Burnaby’s main transportation and commercial corridors, and stands adjacent to the Burlington Square Development.
Heritage Value
The Andy Johnson House 'Glenedward' is a valued representation of a prominent upper middle-class family dwelling from the pre-First World War era. Andrew M. Johnson (1861-1934), an early Vancouver pioneer, and his wife Margaret built this house in 1912, in an imposing style favoured by the newly wealthy of the prewar boom period. Born in Norway, Andrew Johnson arrived in Vancouver just months after the Great Fire of 1886 and went into partnership with J. (Ollie) Atkins in a transportation company that became the Mainland Transfer Company, eventually the largest of its kind in Vancouver. Johnson also operated Burnaby's historic Royal Oak Hotel, once located on the opposite corner from his estate. Additionally, the Andy Johnson House is significant for the high-quality design and construction of both the house and its landscaped setting. Designed in the British Arts and Crafts style, the house exhibits a rare degree of opulence in building materials, including imported terra cotta roof tiles, oak and walnut interior millwork, and stained glass manufactured by the Royal City Glass Company. The rubble-stone foundations and perimeter walls were obtained from two massive granite glacial erratic boulders found on the property. The house has been relocated closer to the corner, but the encircling stone walls, the gate posts and gates manufactured by the Westminster Iron Works and some of the original plantings have been retained. A grouping of three giant Sequoias, other mature deciduous trees and massings of shrubbery indicate the type of landscape setting considered appropriate for an estate house in the early years of the twentieth century.
Defining Elements
Key elements that define the heritage character of the Andy Johnson House include its: - corner location on Kingsway at Royal Oak Avenue - residential form, scale and massing as expressed by the one and one-half storey height, above-ground basement, octagonal corner turret and rectangular plan - British Arts and Crafts details such as the use of natural indigenous materials, half-timbering in the gables and dormers, picturesque roofline, cedar shingle siding, extended eaves, native granite rubble-stone foundation with red-coloured mortar, and granite piers and chimneys - additional exterior features such as the central front entrance, elaborate wrap-around verandah, porte-cochere and balcony at second storey lighted with original cast iron electric lanterns - red terra cotta pantile roof cladding - fenestration, such as double-hung 1-over-1 wooden-sash windows with stained glass and leaded lights in the upper sash - original interior features such as fireplaces, wainscoting finished with oak and walnut millwork, and three-quarter sawn oak flooring - associated landscape features including three giant Sequoias. granite walls, granite gate posts and wrought iron gates
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Person
Andrew M. Johnson
Builder
J.C. Allen
Function
Primary Historic--Single Dwelling
Primary Current--Eating or Drinking Establishment
Community
Burnaby
Cadastral Identifier
003-004-538
Boundaries
The Andy Johnson House is comprised of a single residential lot located at 5152 Kingsway, Burnaby
Area
1424.21
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Name Access
Johnson, Andrew M.
Johnson, Andrew
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5152 Kingsway
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Angus & Mabel MacDonald Residence

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3815 Dundas Street
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
1913
Other Names
The Pillars
Street View URL
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
The Pillars
Civic Address
3815 Dundas Street
Associated Dates
1913
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
With its two monumental, double height columns terminating in elaborate Ionic capitals, this Neoclassical Revival style house is aptly named The Pillars. Other Neoclassical embellishments include a Palladian pediment window, pilasters with Ionic capitals applied to the front corners of the house and lathe-turned porch columns. Though it has been re-clad with a later covering of asbestos shingles over the original siding, it otherwise retains a high degree of exterior integrity with most of its double-hung windows and decorative elements still in place. This home was constructed for Angus John MacDonald (née Cummins, 1878-1955), Vice-President of A. Linton & Company Ltd., and his wife Mabel Jessie MacDonald (1884-1971). Linton & Company was a shipbuilding firm; MacDonald retired in 1942 after thirty years in the industry. A photograph of this grand house was often featured in the promotional material for the Vancouver Heights subdivision by realtors and titled “A typical Vancouver Heights home.”
Locality
Vancouver Heights
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
Area
566.71
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Dundas Street
Street View URL
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Angus & Margaret MacDonald House

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3814 Oxford Street
Description
Set on a large corner lot at North Esmond Avenue and Oxford Street, the Angus & Margaret MacDonald House is a prominent, two and one-half storey Queen Anne Revival-style residence. The high hipped roof has open projecting gables. The house is a landmark within the Vancouver Heights neighbourhood of…
Associated Dates
1909
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Street View URL
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3814 Oxford Street
Associated Dates
1909
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 12174
Enactment Date
11/12/2006
Description
Set on a large corner lot at North Esmond Avenue and Oxford Street, the Angus & Margaret MacDonald House is a prominent, two and one-half storey Queen Anne Revival-style residence. The high hipped roof has open projecting gables. The house is a landmark within the Vancouver Heights neighbourhood of North Burnaby, on a high point of land overlooking Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains.
Heritage Value
The MacDonald House is valued as one of Burnaby’s most elaborate examples of the Queen Anne Revival style. The house retains many of its original features, including a prominent front corner turret wrapped by a clamshell verandah. The eclectic and transitional nature of Edwardian-era architecture is demonstrated by the late persistence of these Queen Anne Revival details, combined with the use of newly-popular classical revival elements such as Ionic columns. The interior retains a number of original architectural elements, and the early garage at the rear originally housed Angus MacDonald’s Cadillac, one of the first known automobiles owned by a Burnaby resident. Constructed in 1909, this house was built for Angus MacDonald (1857-1943) and his wife, Margaret Isabella Thompson MacDonald (1862-1939). Angus MacDonald, an electrical contractor, relocated from Nova Scotia to Vancouver in 1891 and served on Vancouver Council from 1904-08. The MacDonald family moved to Burnaby upon his retirement from the B.C. Electric Railway Company, and he then served the North Burnaby Ward as a councillor from 1911-1916 and again in 1921. MacDonald Street in Burnaby was named in his honour. The MacDonald House has additional significance as one of the surviving landmark residences, built between 1909 and 1914, during the first development of Vancouver Heights. In 1909, C.J. Peter and his employer, G.F. and J. Galt Limited, initiated the development of this North Burnaby neighbourhood, promoting it as one of the most picturesque districts in the region and an alternative to the CPR’s prestigious Shaughnessy Heights development in Vancouver. Buyers were obligated to build houses worth $3,500 at a time when the average house price was $1,000. Reputed to be the second house built in the subdivision, this house cost $7,000 to build.
Defining Elements
Key elements that define the heritage character of the MacDonald House include its: - prominent corner location in the Vancouver Heights neighbourhood, with views to Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains - residential form, scale and massing as exemplified by its two and one-half storey height, full basement, compound plan, and high hipped roof with gabled projections at the front and side - wood-frame construction including wooden lapped siding, trim and mouldings - rubble-stone granite foundation - Queen Anne Revival details such as scroll-cut modillions, octagonal corner turret, wraparound, clamshell verandah with classical columns, and projecting square and semi-octagonal bays - external red-brick chimney with corbelled top - original windows including double-hung, 1-over-1 wooden sash windows in single and double assembly, and arched-top casement windows in the gable peaks - original interior features such as the main staircase, a panelled dining room with a fireplace and built-in cabinets, a living room with a parquet floor, and a rear den with an oak mantle and tiled hearth - associated early wood-frame garage at the rear of the property - landscape features such as mature coniferous and deciduous trees surrounding the property
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
Person
Macdonald, Angus
C.J. Peter
Margaret Isabella Thompson MacDonald
Organization
British Columbia Mills Timber and Trading Company
Function
Primary Historic--Single Dwelling
Primary Current--Single Dwelling
Community
Vancouver Heights
Cadastral Identifier
P.I.D.011-999-462
Boundaries
The MacDonald House is comprised of a single residential lot located at 3814 Oxford Street, Burnaby.
Area
566.71
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Documentation
City of Burnaby Planning and Building Department, Heritage Site Files
Name Access
Macdonald, Angus
British Columbia Mills Timber and Trading Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3814 Oxford Street
Burnaby - 3804 Oxford Street
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Annie Barrett-Lennard Residence

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
5450 Parker Street
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
c.1935
Street View URL
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
5450 Parker Street
Associated Dates
c.1935
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
Built for Annie Barrett-Lennard, this British Arts and Crafts residence has retained many of its original features, such as its stucco and half-timbering exterior with a cat’s slide roof over the front entrance. The steeply-pitched gables, asymmetrical half-massing, leaded windows and pegged joinery are all references to traditional British antecedents.
Locality
Capitol Hill
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Parkcrest-Aubrey Area
Area
1227.44
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Parker Street
Street View URL
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Ardingley-Sprott Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1955-2008
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1955-2008
Heritage Value
The Ardingley-Sprott Neighbourhood is primarily non-residential and developed in the 1970s west of the Burnaby Lake park area. It grew to include a large recreational component in the form of the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex and playing fields.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
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Armstrong Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8757 Armstrong Avenue
Associated Dates
1911
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8757 Armstrong Avenue
Associated Dates
1911
Heritage Value
The site for the Armstrong Avenue school was cleared in 1911. In 1955 the original structure was replaced by a new building and additions were constructed in 1962, 1964, 1967 and 1969. Armstrong Avenue was named after J.C. Armstrong, an early property owner of Burnaby who was involved in the effort to make Burnaby a municipality in 1892.
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8757 Armstrong Avenue
Street View URL
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7741 Edmonds Street
Description
Commercial building.
Associated Dates
1961
Other Names
Lost in the 50's Drive-in
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
Lost in the 50's Drive-in
Civic Address
7741 Edmonds Street
Associated Dates
1961
Description
Commercial building.
Heritage Value
The Arrow Neon Sign was built in 1961 by the Neonette Sign Company of New Westminster when this property was opened as the Tomahawk Drive-in Restaurant. The restaurant was later known as Lindy's Burger and in 1990, the business was renamed Lost in the 50's Drive-in. It stands 20-foot tall and is composed of a large double-sided hollow steel panel serpentine arrow mounted on a pole supporting a lexan sign panel measuring approximately 8 feet wide by 4 feet tall. The sign was designed with three illuminated features: a round lamp at the top of the pole, a double-sided rectangular fluorescent sign panel box, and two double-sided rows of orange neon arrows that follow the large serpentine arrow. The Arrow Neon Sign remains as a rare surviving example of neon sign art in the city and is the only historic neon sign in South Burnaby. The sign has gained prominence over the years as it has been associated with this small iconic drive-in which has also been utilized as a set for film production. Additionally, the drive-in has played a prominent role in the Edmonds community as a popular setting for recent "Show and Shine" participants to park their classic cars.
Locality
Edmonds
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lakeview-Mayfield Area
Builder
Neonette Sign Company
Community
Burnaby
Contributing Resource
Structure
Ownership
Public (local)
Subject Access
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Street View URL
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Arthur Long Residence

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7828 Stanley Street
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
1912
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7828 Stanley Street
Associated Dates
1912
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
Arthur Long, of the Water Rights Office of Victoria, purchased this land from neighbour Henry Ramsay, and built this beautiful Arts and Crafts styled home. The house appears to have many similarities to the neighbouring Ramsay House, which was designed by Vancouver architect R. Mackay Fripp. The house has retained its original complex gabled roof, triangular eave brackets and horizontal siding.
Locality
Burnaby Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lakeview-Mayfield Area
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 7828 Stanley Street
Street View URL
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Aubrey Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
1075 Stratford Avenue
Associated Dates
1959
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
1075 Stratford Avenue
Associated Dates
1959
Heritage Value
Aubrey Avenue School was built in 1959 to help alleviate the increased enrolment at other North Burnaby schools due to the development of new subdivisions such as Brentwood, Capitol Hill and Westridge. Additions to the original structure were made in 1962, 1963, 1964, 1967 and 1972.
Planning Study Area
Parkcrest-Aubrey Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 1075 Stratford Avenue
Street View URL
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Barnet Lumber Company House

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8007 Texaco Drive
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
1925
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8007 Texaco Drive
Associated Dates
1925
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
This house is one of two surviving houses built as a “Model Home” for the manager of the Barnet Lumber Company, which was the successor to the North Pacific Lumber Company. It was used as a combined home and office. It was constructed with framing lumber and millwork sawn at the mill. Typical of the Craftsman style, the house has a front gabled roof with triangular eave brackets. It has been altered with the addition of asbestos shingles over the original siding, but retains its form, scale and massing. This house was designed by the firm of Townley & Matheson. The partnership of Fred Laughton Townley (1887-1966) and Robert Michael Matheson began in 1919, and the firm left a rich legacy of sophisticated work, including schools, commercial structures, many fine residences and the landmark Vancouver City Hall.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Architect
Townley & Matheson
Area
2225.77
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Public (local)
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Texaco Drive
Street View URL
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Barnet Lumber Company House

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8039 Texaco Drive
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
1925
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8039 Texaco Drive
Associated Dates
1925
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
This house is one of two surviving houses built as a “Model Home” for one of the assistant managers of the Barnet Lumber Company, using framing lumber and millwork sawn at the mill. This house was also designed by the firm of Townley & Matheson. The house was raised and renovated in 1997, resulting in alterations such as new dormers and elongated porch piers.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Architect
Townley & Matheson
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Texaco Drive
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Barnet Mountain Park Dedication

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1942
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1942
Heritage Value
For years, the idea of creating a park on Burnaby Mountain was favoured by people in Burnaby. In 1930, the Municipal Engineer submitted a report recommending that the city acquire land in the area with a view towards formally dedicating the space for public use. In 1942, Commissioner Richard Bolton enacted Bylaw 1772 which officially dedicated the mountain as public park.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Barnet Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
Heritage Value
In 1925, the mill at Barnet was under new ownership and was known as the Barnet Lumber Company. It was one of the most successful local employers in Burnaby until the 1930s, when the economic crisis of the Great Depression resulted in a strike at the mill. The City of Burnaby eventually assumed control of the site - including all of the homes - when the company failed to pay its taxes. The City then dismantled the mill and resold the property in two parts - the eastern section would become the Kapoor sawmill and the western portion, the McColl-Frontenac Oil Company.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Barnet Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1889-1904
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1889-1904
Heritage Value
The North Pacific Lumber Company in Barnet was one of Burnaby's first industrial developments and one of the largest in the British Empire. Partners James MacLaren and Frank Ross built the mill in 1889 (activated in 1899) as a requirement for obtaining 84,000 acres of timber rights in northern BC. Due to the mill's isolation, the firm built homes for its employees with families and bunkhouses for the bachelors which separated Caucasian workers from Chinese and Sikh workers. Barnet became a distinct company town with its own general store, school, post office, community hall and telephone exchange.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Barnet Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1905-1924
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1905-1924
Heritage Value
The original Barnet mill burned down in 1909 after a dramatic explosion in the boiler house. The company rebuilt a new plant, considered a model of mill construction. The company's timber was towed down the Pacific in huge rafts containing about 400,000 to 500,000 board feet. Mill capacity during a 10-hour day was 150,000 board feet with an amazing annual output of 50 million feet.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7820 Barnet Road
Associated Dates
1899
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7820 Barnet Road
Associated Dates
1899
Heritage Value
When the Barnet Mill began operations in 1899, the mill authorities opened a small school to accommodate the children of employees. The school was located in a remodelled harness-room beside the mill and Miss Phoebe Spragge was the first teacher at a salary of $40.00 per month. By 1907, the school had been moved to a purpose-built building where it remained in operation until the early 1950s.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 7820 Barnet Road
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BCER Burnaby Lake Line

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1911
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1911
Heritage Value
The Burnaby Lake Line was constructed due to the advocacy of Burnaby residents and the Municipality of Burnaby to build the line. A petition was circulated by residents in 1907, and eventually substantial land bonuses were given to the company to induce them to build the line. Property owners in the area hoped the construction of the line would increase their land values. Construction of the 15-mile line was announced in 1909, and the line opened in 1911. The line travelled from Vancouver to New Westminister through central Burnaby.The last day of service was October 23, 1953. When the Trans Canada highway was constructed in the 1960s, it followed the right of way of the Burnaby Lake Line through Burnaby.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
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BCER Connaught Cut-off

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1912
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1912
Heritage Value
The BCER Connaught Cut-off was named after the Duke of Connaught, who visited Burnaby in 1912. The original route of the interurban tramline was built along 12th Street into New Westminister, which proved to be too steep of a route, with many accidents occuring due to the grade. The Connaught Cut-Off was built in 1912 to re-route the interurban tram to the south of its original route from Highland Park Station, avoiding the steep hill on 12th Street. Streetcar service was introduced on the now abandonned track on 12th Street, connecting to the Highland Park Station. This streetcar route was known as the Highland Park Streetcar.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1909
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1909
Heritage Value
In 1908, construction began on the British Columbia Electric Railway Eburne tramline which was to connect Eburne (now known as Marpole) with New Westminster. It opened on September 15, 1909 and its tracks were built across the bog of the Fraser Arm district with little regard to the fact that virtually no one lived there. However, within one year an hourly passenger service, a milk train and three-times weekly freight service used this level fast-running connector. With the completion of the Chilliwack interurban line and various other steam railroads which were funnelled onto this line it became one of the most important industrial freight lines in the Lower Mainland.
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
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Bell's Drygoods Store

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Description
Bell’s Drygoods Store is a typical commercial false front, single storey, wood-frame building that has been relocated to the Burnaby Village Museum.
Associated Dates
1922
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Other Names
Whitechurch Hardware Store
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
Whitechurch Hardware Store
Civic Address
6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Associated Dates
1922
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 9807
Enactment Date
23/11/1992
Description
Bell’s Drygoods Store is a typical commercial false front, single storey, wood-frame building that has been relocated to the Burnaby Village Museum.
Heritage Value
The value of the Bell’s Drygoods Store lies in its significance as one of the last remaining intact false front retail structures of its time to survive in Burnaby. Additionally, it remains as one of East Burnaby’s few surviving early commercial buildings and is representative of other typical commercial structures of the period. Originally located on Sixth Street in East Burnaby, in a small commercial district that served residents located along the streetcar line between New Westminster and Edmonds, its proximity to the streetcar served to draw customers into the store. This store also served as the location of the East Burnaby Post Office, one of a number of local post offices located throughout the municipality during the early twentieth century. Clifford Tuckey constructed the building in 1922, with a small lean-to structure on the back housing a kitchen and bedroom. The store was sold soon afterwards to William and Flora Bell, who then lived and worked here for a number of years. It represents a traditional relationship of the owner’s home to the store during this period, indicating the modest means of the owners and their commitment to running the business. The building was later sold to Maurice and Mildred Whitechurch, who ran it for many years as a hardware store. In 1974, the structure was relocated to its present site at the Museum. The heritage value for this structure also lies in its interpretive value within the Burnaby Village Museum. The site is an important cultural feature for the interpretation of Burnaby’s heritage to the public. Between 1993 and 1996 the building was restored to its 1925 appearance.
Defining Elements
The character defining features of Bell’s Drygoods Store include its: - rectangular form and simple massing - commercial false front parapet - front gable roof with cedar shingle cladding - horizontal lapped wooden siding - recessed main central entrance flanked by large storefront display windows - V-joint tongue-and-groove wood interior paneling - interior separation between commercial and residential space
Locality
Deer Lake Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Person
Clifford W. Tuckey (Builder) (Owner)
William Bell (Owner)
Flora Bell (Owner)
Maurice Whitechurch
Mildred Whitechurch
Organization
Burnaby Village Museum
Function
Primary Current--Museum
Primary Historic--Shop
Community
Burnaby
Cadastral Identifier
P.I.D. No. 011-030-356 Legal Description: Parcel 1, District Lot 79 and District Lot 85, Group 1, New Westminster District, Reference Plan 77594
Boundaries
Burnaby Village Museum is comprised of a single municipally-owned property located at 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby.
Area
38,488.63
Contributing Resource
Building
Landscape Feature
Structure
Ownership
Public (local)
Documentation
Heritage Site Files: PC77000 20. City of Burnaby Planning and Building Department, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2
Name Access
Bell, William
Bell, Flora
Whitechurch, Maurice "Maury"
Burnaby Village Museum
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - 4900 Deer Lake Avenue
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Big Bend Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1955-2008
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1955-2008
Heritage Value
The Big Bend Neighbourhood in Burnaby maintained its status as an important agricultural area in the City in the years following 1955 and it also solidified its role as a prime industrial and commercial district. In 1972, the Big Bend Development Plan was adopted by Council and soon thereafter, approximately 620 acres of land were incorporated into the Agricultural Land Reserve. These lands have been set aside for agricultural and limited recreation purposes. By the 2000s, 160 acres of land were considered highly productive agricultural areas, and over 400 acres of land had been secured as parkland, including the Fraser Foreshore Park. The area also developed large commercial and industrial districts including those at Marine Way/Boundary, the Glenlyon Estates, Riverfront Business Park, Burnaby Business Park, and Glenwood Industrial Estates.
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
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Bill Copeland Sports Centre & Burnaby Lake Arena

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3676 Kensington Avenue
Associated Dates
1965
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3676 Kensington Avenue
Associated Dates
1965
Heritage Value
In February 1965, the Planning Department presented to Burnaby Council a preliminary Development Plan entitled "Pacific Sports Centre," for the area immediately west of Burnaby Lake. This report proposed a conceptual plan for a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor sporting facilities adjacent to Burnaby Lake. The idea was accepted by Council and led to the construction of the Burnaby Lake Rink beside the C.G. Brown Pool. In 1973, Burnaby and New Westminster jointly hosted the Canada Summer Games for which a rowing course and pavilion were built at Burnaby Lake and the success of the games and the sports facilities added within Burnaby Lake Park provided further stimulus for the creation of the sports and recreation facilities at this site.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3676 Kensington Avenue
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3736 Hastings Street
Description
Commercial building.
Associated Dates
1935
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3736 Hastings Street
Associated Dates
1935
Description
Commercial building.
Heritage Value
This one-storey commercial block retains its original division into three retail units. An eclectic Spanish Colonial Revival character is imparted by the use of visor roofs, covered in metal pantiles, that extend over the recessed entries. The stepped parapets are more reminiscent of the Art Deco style. Each of the three retail spaces retains their plate glass display windows. This commercial block was owned in 1939 by Mary J. Bishop of Vancouver.
Locality
Vancouver Heights
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Willingdon Heights Area
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3736 Hastings Street
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Brantford Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6512 Brantford Avenue
Associated Dates
1965
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6512 Brantford Avenue
Associated Dates
1965
Heritage Value
As housing developments extended north from Kingsway, pupil enrolments grew at Windsor and at Morley Schools so Brantford was built equidistant from the two to help ease enrolment problems. Brantford Elementary school opened in 1965 and was similar in structure to other schools built in Burnaby during this period - no basements, no second stories and no high stairways. Classrooms were built in a line and could easily be added to as enrolments increased. Brantford had room additions in 1969.
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Kingsway-Beresford Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6512 Brantford Avenue
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Brentwood Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
Heritage Value
In July, 1953, Burnaby's Municipal Council gave approval for the construction of a $12,000,000 residential and shopping development to be called Brentwood Park, located on the northeast corner of Lougheed and Willingdon. Plans called for about 400 homes and a 30-acre shopping centre to be built in this new subdivision - the first large residential subdivision in Burnaby to be developed with sewers and paved streets as well as other services.
Planning Study Area
Brentwood Area
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Brentwood Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1955-2008
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1955-2008
Heritage Value
Between 1955 and 2001, the Brentwood Neighbourhood developed into one of Burnaby's four official Town Centres. The Brentwood Town Centre serves the north-west sector of the Municipality, providing facilities such as commercial developments - of which the Brentwood Mall is the most significant. Under Burnaby's Residential Development Framework adopted by Council in 1981, the Town Centre also incorporated a full range of multi-housing types and forms in close relationship with their commercial facilities. In 1996, the City adopted the Brentwood Town Centre Development Plant to solidify the area as a focus of higher-density and higher-intensity residential and commercial opportunities, public transit and supporting leisure facilities.
Planning Study Area
Brentwood Area
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Brentwood Park Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
1455 Delta Avenue
Associated Dates
1954
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
1455 Delta Avenue
Associated Dates
1954
Heritage Value
Brentwood Park Elementary School was built during the post-World War Two housing boom in Burnaby and like other schools at the time, was similar in design - no basements, no second stories and no high stairways. New classrooms could be added in line with the original structure as was the case when two additions were put on between 1956 and 1958, a new classroom and library added in 1965-1966 and two more classrooms in 1969.
Planning Study Area
Brentwood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 1455 Delta Avenue
Street View URL
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British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Associated Dates
1960
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Associated Dates
1960
Heritage Value
The BC Vocational School was established in 1960 at Willingdon and Canada Way. By 1964, the British Columbia Insitute of Technology had opened and had 498 students enrolled. In the 1970s, the BC Vocational School had been renamed the Pacific Vocational Institute and in 1986 the two institutions merged. The school is a public post-secondary institution that is governed by a Board of Governors, under the authority of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Training and Technology. By 2004, the annual enrolment of part-time and full-time students reached 48,000.
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Broadview Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
Heritage Value
Development in the Broadview area slowed during World War Two, but after the war, the area became home to a number of industrial sites. The first major plant to be built here was the Dominion Bridge Company which opened in 1930.
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cascade-Schou Area
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Broadview Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1905-1924
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1905-1924
Heritage Value
Between 1905 and 1924, the Broadview neighbourhood in Burnaby was settled by almost 100 families who saw the advantage of living in an area that was served by two railway lines - the B.C. Electric Railway and the Great Northern Railway. Touted as being only a 20 minute car ride to the city centre, this neighbourhood expanded during the early 1920s with the promise of a new direct access road to the city being built by the Great Northern Railway company and new blocks being opened up on two government reserves adjoining it.
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cascade-Schou Area
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Buckingham Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6066 Buckingham Avenue
Associated Dates
1962
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6066 Buckingham Avenue
Associated Dates
1962
Heritage Value
Buckingham Elementary School opened in 1962 with 86 pupils. The school was intended to take some of the pressure off of both Lakeview and Morley Elementary Schools which saw large volumes of enrolments throughout the 1950s. In 1964, two additional rooms were built onto the school and in 1969 a library, staffroom and medical room were added.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6066 Buckingham Avenue
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Buena Vista Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1905-1924
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1905-1924
Heritage Value
The Buena Vista neighbourhood (so named for its wonderful views) grew out of its proximity to Edmonds and New Westminster and was developed in the period 1911-1912. By the 1950s, the area had been further subdivided and in 1986, Burnaby Municipal Council adopted the Cariboo Hills Development Plan for the neighbourhood to maintain its character as a residential area of the city.
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
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Buena Vista Subdivision Residence

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8941 Armstrong Avenue
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
1911
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8941 Armstrong Avenue
Associated Dates
1911
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
This modest, hipped roof, cottage-style bungalow is distinguished by a full width front verandah. It was built as part of the Buena Vista subdivision in about 1911 by the Leibly & Blumer Real Estate Company. It was reported in The British Columbian in 1911: “Ten houses are now being erected by the company on the property, solid substantial five or six-room buildings that appeals to the homeseeker”. Retaining a high degree of integrity, this residence displays its original double-hung windows and lapped wooden siding. Houses of this type were often constructed from a complete package of materials offered by building supply companies, and were extremely popular due to their low cost and ease of construction.
Locality
East Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Area
413.72
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Armstrong Avenue
Street View URL
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Burnaby Central School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4939 Canada Way
Associated Dates
1958
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4939 Canada Way
Associated Dates
1958
Heritage Value
Burnaby Central School became the third high school to be built in Burnaby (following Burnaby North and Burnaby South). The increased school enrolments due to the rapidly growing population in Burnaby meant that the School District required this third high school to be placed between the other two. In its first year, 719 students attended Burnaby Central.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4939 Canada Way
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Burnaby Civic Employees Union Memorial Fountain

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Description
This memorial granite drinking fountain is a monument to Burnaby’s municipal employees who lost their lives in the First World War. It has been relocated from its original setting to a shaded arterial pathway within the Burnaby Village Museum.
Associated Dates
1923
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Associated Dates
1923
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 9807
Enactment Date
23/11/1992
Description
This memorial granite drinking fountain is a monument to Burnaby’s municipal employees who lost their lives in the First World War. It has been relocated from its original setting to a shaded arterial pathway within the Burnaby Village Museum.
Heritage Value
The fountain is an early civic monument with superior massing and detail, constructed of local materials by local stonemason William Williamson. It was erected by the Burnaby Civic Employees Union (now CUPE Local 23) in 1923, on Burnaby’s original Municipal Hall grounds located at Kingsway and Edmonds Street, to honour their members who lost their lives in the First World War, commemorated by an engraved memorial at the top of the fountain. It signifies an important connection with the early strength and prominence of the civic labour union in Burnaby, as this was a memorial erected by the union members themselves, rather than by the civic government. Many war memorials were constructed across Canada after the end of the First World War, however, most are static, inviting passive contemplation. This memorial is unusual in its combination of functions; its use as a drinking fountain invites active participation. The memorial also includes a stone drinking bowl for dogs at the bottom left of the memorial, further illustrating the daily functional use of the fountain. The heritage value for this fountain also lies in its interpretive value within the Burnaby Village Museum. The site is an important cultural feature for the interpretation of Burnaby’s heritage to the public. The fountain was moved to the Burnaby Village Museum in 1974.
Defining Elements
The character defining features of the Burnaby Civic Employees Union Memorial Fountain include its: - distinctive form with central water fountain - construction of rough-dressed local B.C. granite - engraved memorial at the top - carved emblematic maple leaf - drinking fountain function - dog drinking bowl
Locality
Deer Lake Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Organization
Burnaby Civic Employees Union
CUPE Local 23
Burnaby Village Museum
Builder
William Williamson
Function
Primary Current--Monument
Primary Historic--Monument
Secondary Current--Museum
Community
Burnaby
Cadastral Identifier
P.I.D. No. 011-030-356 Legal Description: Parcel 1, District Lot 79 and District Lot 85, Group 1, New Westminster District, Reference Plan 77594
Boundaries
Burnaby Village Museum is comprised of a single municipally-owned property located at 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby.
Area
38,488.63
Contributing Resource
Building
Structure
Landscape Feature
Ownership
Public (local)
Documentation
Heritage Site Files: PC77000 20. City of Burnaby Planning and Building Department, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2
Name Access
Burnaby Civic Employees Union
Burnaby Village Museum
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - 4900 Deer Lake Avenue
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Burnaby General Hospital

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3935 Kincaid Street
Associated Dates
1952
Street View URL
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3935 Kincaid Street
Associated Dates
1952
Heritage Value
Burnaby residents had long been asking for a hospital in their municipality so on July 14, 1943, the first meeting of the Burnaby Hospital Fund-raising Committee was held at the Canadian Legion Hall at Royal Oak and Kingsway. In 1947, the group was incorporated as the Burnaby Hospital Society and after extensive lobbying and fundraising, the Burnaby General Hospital opened its doors on October 30, 1952. The site was provided by the Municipality of Burnaby on 17.5 acres of parkland on a small hill in the Cascade Heights area. In its first year, the hospital admitted 5010 patients and delivered 944 babies.
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cascade-Schou Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3935 Kincaid Street
Street View URL
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Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1955-2008
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1955-2008
Heritage Value
Up until the 1970s, this neighbourhood was known as Vancouver Heights. When a new park was created during that decade and named "Burnaby Heights Park," the name was gradually adopted by newcomers to the area. Today, you will hear residents refer to their neighbourhood as Burnaby Heights, Vancouver Heights, or just "The Heights." Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, the commercial district in this neighbourhood continued to grow and a Retail Merchants Association was formed which later became known as the Heights Merchants Association. The neighbourhood still retains a residential neighbourhood characteristic with an increasing number of apartment buildings and multi-family units being built over the past 20 years.
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
12750
Meeting Date
3-May-1993
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
12750
Meeting Date
3-May-1993
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
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Burnaby Heritage Plan - The Heritage Strategy Report

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
13049
Meeting Date
13-Jun-1994
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
13049
Meeting Date
13-Jun-1994
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1989-1994
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Item No.
MSS081-001
Storage Location
Bay 66 - Shelf 1
Scope and Content
File contains papers pertaining to Burnaby Heritage projects including; "The Royal Jubilee Arch Conservation Report", the "Burnaby Heritage Plan / The Heritage Strategy Report" and correspondence regarding Burnaby's Coat of Arms presentation.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1989-1994
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Manuscript Collection
Item No.
MSS081-001
Storage Location
Bay 66 - Shelf 1
Accession Number
BHS996-07
Scope and Content
File contains papers pertaining to Burnaby Heritage projects including; "The Royal Jubilee Arch Conservation Report", the "Burnaby Heritage Plan / The Heritage Strategy Report" and correspondence regarding Burnaby's Coat of Arms presentation.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
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Burnaby Lake Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
Heritage Value
After World War I and the Great Depression of the 1930s, more homes were constructed and subdivisions created in the Burnaby Lake district. The area around Deer Lake gained a reputation for being an "artistic development of commodious homes with park-like grounds."
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
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