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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
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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
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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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Edmonds Street 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 Edmonds Street Neighbourhood is part of the larger Edmonds Town Centre - one of four Town Centres in Burnaby. This neighbourhood is considered to be primarily residential, but a strong local commercial component developed along Edmonds and Kingsway.
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
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Broadview Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
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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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Burnaby Lake Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
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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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Burnaby Heritage Planning
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Heritage Value
The higher elevations of Burnaby Mountain's south slope produced the ideal soil and temperature conditions for prized native foodstuffs like salmonberry, Indian plum, red elderberry, and other plant species to produce fruit three weeks earlier than elsewhere.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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West Central Valley 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 West Central Valley Neighbourhood is home to the Bridge Business Park and is a primarily industrial neighbourhood. Similar to the adjacent Dawson-Delta Neighbourhood, West Central Valley offers businesses convenient access to major roads and highways.
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
West Central Valley Area
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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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Kingsway-Beresford 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
Since the building boom of the 1950s, the Kingsway-Beresford Neighbourhood has maintained a residential character with the exception of the Kingsway corridor, which has become a primary commercial and light industrial sector.
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Kingsway-Beresford Area
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3883 Imperial Street
Associated Dates
1969
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3883 Imperial Street
Associated Dates
1969
Heritage Value
On 26 April 1969 Swangard Stadium held its official opening. Named after Vancouver Sun former Managing Editor, Erwin Swangard, the stadium was funded entirely from private donations and civic and provincial grants.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
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Government Road 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
After the building boom of the 1950s, the Government Road Neighbourhood became characterised as a stable, single-family residential area. In addition to the residential component, the neighbourhood also has a significant industrial sector, along the north side of Burnaby Lake, and a commercial zone to the north along the Lougheed Highway.
Historic Neighbourhood
Lozells (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Government Road Area
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Cameron 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 Cameron Neighbourhood falls within the Lougheed Town Centre area - one of four Town Centres in Burnaby. The Cameron Neighbourhood - while containing significant high-density residential components - is also home to the Town Centre's office and commercial core. The Lougheed Mall is situated in this neighbourhood, which is served by the Millennium Line SkyTrain.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cameron Area
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Cariboo-Armstrong 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 Cariboo-Armstrong Neighbourhood was mainly subdivided in the 1950s during the major building boom in Burnaby throughout the post-war years. Considered a primarily residential area, the neighbourhood has quick and convenient access to major highways and roads as well as being bordered to the north by the George Derby Conservation area.
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
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Second Street 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
Second Street had its origins in the 1910-1920 era and the Second Street Elementary School was built in 1928. Substantial new housing was built in the late 1940s and 1950s and infilling occurred during the 1960s and 1970s. By the 1980s, the neighbourhood was primarily a single family area with a small number of multi-family buildings.
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Second Street Area
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Richmond Park 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 Richmond Park Neighbourhood is part of the larger Edmonds Town Centre - one of four official Town Centres in the City. Richmond Park contains a residential subdivision that developed during the 1950s as well as a strong commercial and retail centre along Edmonds and Kingsway.
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
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Lakeview-Mayfield 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
Like many other areas of the City, the Lakeview-Mayfield Neighbourhood was subdivided during the 1950s post-war building boom. Pockets of newer homes were built in the 1970s, and the neighbourhood retained its character as a primarily residential area. The neighbourhood is bordered to the east by Robert Burnaby Park.
Planning Study Area
Lakeview-Mayfield Area
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Sussex-Nelson 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 Sussex-Nelson Neighbourhood is located just south of Metrotown and in 1980 was characterised as the most populated of all of Burnaby's Planning Study areas. The area immediately south of Metrotown was initially developed as post-war 1950s housing stock, while the sector south of Rumble was developed after the 1960s and 1970s as single-family housing.
Historic Neighbourhood
Alta Vista (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Sussex-Nelson Area
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Suncrest 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 Suncrest Neighbourhood is a small residential area south of Burnaby's Central Park. The Ocean View Burial Park takes up a large area of land in the north-east corner of this neighbourhood and the majority of the housing was built during the 1930-1960 period.
Historic Neighbourhood
Alta Vista (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
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Clinton-Glenwood 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 primarily single-family subdivision and development in the Clinton-Glenwood Neighbourhood occurred during the building boom of the 1950s. Later development fell under the guidelines established in the Royal Oak Community Plan (adopted in 1999) and resulted in an increase in the number of multi-family units.
Historic Neighbourhood
Alta Vista (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Clinton-Glenwood Area
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Stride Avenue 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 interurban link between New Westminster and Vancouver stimulated the early settlement of Stride Avenue. Infilling of the area took place in the early 1950s and the pace of development had slowed considerably by 1970. Duplexes became a popular feature in the decade between 1970 and 1980 and in the late 1980s, the neighbourhood was incorporated into the Edmonds Town Centre South plan.
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
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Vancouver Heights 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
Vancouver Heights remained an important residential and commercial centre in Burnaby throughout the 1925-1954 period. The area had its own Board of Trade and the North Burnaby Library was created to serve the residents. In 1949, the Hastings streetcars stopped running, but the area retained its reputation as one of the best shopping districts in the city.
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
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Westridge Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
Heritage Value
The Westridge Neighbourhood of Burnaby was created as a new subdivision during the post-World War Two housing boom in Burnaby. Developed by the C.B. Riley Company, it was laid out in a plan contoured to the shapes of the land and was situated to allow residents easy access to main transportation routes.
Historic Neighbourhood
Lochdale (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Westridge Area
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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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Cascade Heights School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4343 Smith Avenue
Associated Dates
1953
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4343 Smith Avenue
Associated Dates
1953
Heritage Value
Among the first new elementary schools to be built during the post-World War Two housing boom in Burnaby, Cascade Heights opened in 1953. Additions to the school were made in 1954, 1963 and 1969.
Planning Study Area
Cascade-Schou Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4343 Smith Avenue
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4700 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1954
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4700 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1954
Heritage Value
The Simpson-Sears store on Kingsway opened in 1954 and was the second Simpson-Sears to be located in British Columbia. The store helped to solidify the neighbourhood's growing reputation as a major commercial centre in the Lower Mainland and became a prototype for the company's large format stores across Canada.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4700 Kingsway
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Kelly-Douglas Company

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4700 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1946
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4700 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1946
Heritage Value
The Kelly Douglas Company was founded in 1896 as a wholesale grocery business. It enjoyed rapid success during the Klondike Goldrush of 1898 when it became a primary supplier for prospectors. In 1946, its headquarters moved from Vancouver to Burnaby and a manufacturing plant and warehouse was built on the site.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4700 Kingsway
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Lozells 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
Like a lot of residential neighbourhoods in Burnaby during the post-War boom, the Lozells area during the 1925-1954 period was one of new construction and subdivisions. Although more homes were being built, the neighbourhood still retained a somewhat rural characteristic well into the 1950s.
Historic Neighbourhood
Lozells (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Government Road Area
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Burquitlam Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1925-1954
Heritage Value
By the 1950s, the Burquitlam Neighbourhood was becoming a residential and commercial centre for the northeast section of Burnaby. The Sullivan Heights area was developed as a single-family residential area with the Lyndhurst School opening in 1954. The completion of the Lougheed Highway in 1953 encouraged more commercial and retail development and fostered the growth of the neighbourhood throughout this period.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lyndhurst Area
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Lyndhurst Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
9847 Lyndhurst Street
Associated Dates
1953
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
9847 Lyndhurst Street
Associated Dates
1953
Heritage Value
The Lyndhurst Elementary School was built in 1953 to replace the previous school - the Hamilton Road School - which had served the community since 1910.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lyndhurst Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 9847 Lyndhurst Street
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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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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East Burnaby 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 a lull in construction during the World War I period, East Burnaby Neighbourhood's growth resumed during the 1920s when many homes and businesses were constructed. The post-World War Two period also saw rapid construction and the creation of new housing developments in response to a population boom. The neighbourhood remained a primarily single-family residential area.
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Heritage Value
According to Tsleil'wautuh Chief Len George, as many as 10,000 band members once lived along both sides of the Burrard Inlet, but disease took its toll in the 1400s and Europeans brought smallpox in the 1800s. In 1792, Captain George Vancouver charted this inlet of the Pacific Ocean.
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
Capitol Hill Area
Westridge Area
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Gilley's Logging Camp

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1903
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1903
Heritage Value
Brothers Herbert, Walter, James and G. Emerson Gilley began operating the Gilley Brothers Logging Company in 1887 and in 1903 took over the logging business of L. T. Dundas, setting up camp on Burnaby Mountain. Gilley logged over 2.5 million board feet of timber and cut 20,000 cords of shingle bolts here. The Gilley Brothers also logged areas of South Burnaby.
Planning Study Area
Lake City Area
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West Burnaby School (aka Kingsway West School)

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
Kingsway, East of Sussex
Associated Dates
1896
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
Kingsway, East of Sussex
Associated Dates
1896
Heritage Value
West Burnaby School was to be Burnaby's second public school and it served the children who lived along the tram line and Vancouver Road (Kingsway).
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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East Burnaby Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1892
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1892
Heritage Value
The original route of the Central Park tramline wound through New Westminster and then came up 6th Street to Edmonds, along Edmonds and across Westminster Road (Kingsway) to Highland Park and into Vancouver. Consequently, the first area of the future Municipality to attract settlers in any number was around 6th Street and Edmonds. By 1892, about 200 people had established homes in East Burnaby.
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
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Russian Submarines at Barnet

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1915-1917
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1915-1917
Heritage Value
This site was a top secret site where 460 men worked on the assembly of five submarines for the Russian Navy during World War I. The Seattle contractor was forbidden from doing the work in the US because of American neutrality regulations and he set up the secret plant here without the knowledge of the Canadian Government.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Nichols Chemical Company

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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8655 Barnet Highway
Associated Dates
1905
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8655 Barnet Highway
Associated Dates
1905
Heritage Value
In 1905 the Nichols Chemical Company, acid manufacturers based in Montreal, established their plant on a large point of land just east of the North Pacific Lumber Company. This company was later amalgamated and acquired by General Chemical and remains in operation on the original waterfront site.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Barnet Highway
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Willingdon 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
The convenient location of Willingdon Heights to the Trans Canada Highway, Lougheed Highway and Hastings Street has fostered its development as a primarily residential commuter neighbourhood. Characterised in the post-World War Two period by predominantly single-family developments, the neighbourhood has retained this identity despite some higher density apartment buildings now found there.
Planning Study Area
Willingdon Heights Area
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Dawson-Delta 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 Dawson-Delta neighbourhood in Burnaby developed into one of Burnaby's numerous industrial areas after 1955. The Eastbrook Executive Business Park opened in the 1970s and the Willingdon Green Business Centre includes buildings from the 1980s to the 2000s. Convenient access to major roads and highways fostered these developments which remain zoned for industrial uses to this day.
Planning Study Area
Dawson-Delta Area
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Capitol Hill 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 Capitol Hill Neighbourhood remained a primarily residential neighbourhood after the population boom of the 1950s and 1960s. The commercial focus remained the Hastings Street corridor, while the City of Burnaby moved to protect a conservation area on the north side of Capitol Hill and dedicated parkland throughout the 1970s and 1980s.
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
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Parkcrest-Aubrey 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
After its initial subdivision and development in the early 1950s, the Parkcrest-Audrey Neighbourhood continued to be a primarily residential area. In the 1980 Residential Neighbourhood Environment Study, the area was characterised as a stable residential neighbourhood that was served by the major collector streets Holdom, Broadway, Parker and Kensington.
Planning Study Area
Parkcrest-Aubrey Area
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Parkcrest Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6055 Halifax Street
Associated Dates
1960
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6055 Halifax Street
Associated Dates
1960
Heritage Value
Parkcrest School was opened in 1960 to accommodate the growing population in the area north of the Lougheed Highway between Holdom and Sperling Avenues. The school was expanded with additional classrooms in 1964 and 1968.
Planning Study Area
Parkcrest-Aubrey Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6055 Halifax Street
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Marlborough 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 Marlborough Neighbourhood is another residential area that was witness to rapid growth and subdivision during the 1950s and 1960s, creating primarily single-family housing stock. In the 1970s and 1980s, as the commercial district around Kingsway grew, so too did higher density housing projects such as townhomes and condominiums.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
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Oakalla 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 phasing out and demolition of the Oakalla Prison farm allowed for the planned development of the Oakalla Neighbourhood in the 1980s. By 1991, the City of Burnaby had adopted the Oakalla Development Plan which called for the transfer of land to the Deer Lake Park reserve as well as the creation of a new residential area consisting of multi-family housing types.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Oakalla Area
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Lyndhurst 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 Lyndhurst Neighbourhood falls within the Lougheed Town Centre area - one of four Town Centres in Burnaby. The Lyndhurst Neighbourhood accounts for a significant portion of the residential component of the Town Centre. To the east of Stoney Creek Park, lies the Sullivan Heights single family subdivision which was built in the 1950s. To the west of the park, is a higher-density residential area consisting of multi-family buildings that were developed after 1974.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lyndhurst Area
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Burnaby Mountain Secondary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8800 Eastlake Drive
Associated Dates
2000
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
8800 Eastlake Drive
Associated Dates
2000
Heritage Value
Burnaby Mountain Secondary School is one of the more recent schools in Burnaby, having opened in 2000 and it serves neighbourhoods in northeast Burnaby and northwest Coquitlam.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lyndhurst Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8800 Eastlake Drive
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Buckingham Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6066 Buckingham Avenue
Associated Dates
1962
Street View URL
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Repository
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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Lakeview Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7777 Mayfield Street
Associated Dates
1958
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7777 Mayfield Street
Associated Dates
1958
Heritage Value
The Burnaby School Inspector's report of 1955 estimated that by 1960, the total enrolment in Burnaby would go up by over 8000 pupils. As a result, new schools needed to be built to manage this increase, Lakeview being only one of many. Lakeview opened in 1958 with 193 students. Additions to the school were made in 1965 and 1969.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lakeview-Mayfield Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 7777 Mayfield Street
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Morley Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7355 Morley Street
Associated Dates
1955
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7355 Morley Street
Associated Dates
1955
Heritage Value
In 1955 Morley Elementary School opened with 292 pupils, an indication of how quickly the residential areas around the Morley area were growing in the post-war period. Similar to other elementary schools built in Burnaby at the time, Morley was constructed on one level with classrooms in a line that could be added to as the need arose. Additions were made to the school in 1956, 1960 and 1969.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Stoney Creek Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
2740 Beaverbrook Crescent
Associated Dates
1974
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
2740 Beaverbrook Crescent
Associated Dates
1974
Heritage Value
Overcrowding at both Lyndhurst and Cameron Road schools in the early 1970s prompted the construction of the Stoney Creek Community School in 1974. Opening with 101 students, the school was expanded with the addition of six classrooms, a library and activity room in 1976.
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lyndhurst Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 2740 Beaverbrook Crescent
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