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D.C. Patterson House

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
7106 18th Avenue
Description
The D.C. Patterson House is a one and one-half storey plus basement wood-frame Edwardian era residence with a full-width front verandah and symmetrical saddlebag dormers. It is located adjacent to a ravine park and is part of the Winston Gate development.
Associated Dates
1910
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Other Names
Dugald & Frances Patterson House
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
Dugald & Frances Patterson House
Civic Address
7106 18th Avenue
Associated Dates
1910
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 10062
Enactment Date
11/07/1994
Description
The D.C. Patterson House is a one and one-half storey plus basement wood-frame Edwardian era residence with a full-width front verandah and symmetrical saddlebag dormers. It is located adjacent to a ravine park and is part of the Winston Gate development.
Heritage Value
This house is significant for its associations with the Patterson family, who were early Burnaby pioneers. Dugald Campbell Patterson (1860-1931) and Frances Mabel Patterson (1872-1960) arrived in 1894 and settled in the Central Park district. In 1910, they relocated to the Edmonds District and built this family residence on Edmonds Street near Kingsway. The Pattersons were community minded citizens who served Burnaby through their involvement with local municipal affairs and politics. Dugald Patterson served as a School Trustee in 1912-13 and was one of the first residents to lobby council to preserve the local ravines as parks. The family name is remembered and honoured by the naming of Patterson Avenue and the Patterson SkyTrain Station located in the Metrotown area. Additionally, the D.C. Patterson House is significant as a fine example of a vernacular Edwardian era family house. The typical design of the Patterson House was taken from an Edwardian era pattern book, and demonstrates how standardized plans were commonly used by local owners and builders to expedite the construction process. This house has survived in an excellent state of preservation. Although moved from its original site, it remains as an intact representation of a middle-class Burnaby residence of the Edwardian era.
Defining Elements
Key elements that define the heritage character of the D.C. Patterson House include its: - vernacular residential form, scale and massing as exemplified by its one and one-half storey plus basement height, front gabled roof with hipped return over front verandah, symmetrical saddlebag dormers and rectangular, side hall plan with an asymmetrical front entry - typical Edwardian era construction features such as the deep boxed eaves, lapped wooden siding and cedar shingle roofing - projecting front gable peak, clad in decorative random-coursed square shingles, with eave brackets under and a louvered attic vent - projecting elements on the main floor including a square bay on the east side and a semi-octagonal bay to the west side - full-width open front verandah with irregularly-spaced square columns - closed balustrades with drainage scuppers on the front verandah and rear side porch - regular fenestration, including double hung 1-over-1 wooden-sash windows with proportionately smaller upper sash, triple assembly of windows in the front gable, and leaded glass in main floor front window - original front door with inset bevelled glass light
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Hill Area
Person
Dugald Patterson
Frances Patterson
Function
Primary Historic--Single Dwelling
Primary Current--Single Dwelling
Community
Burnaby
Cadastral Identifier
003-008-321
Boundaries
The D.C. Patterson House is comprised of a single residential lot located at 7106 Eighteenth Avenue, Burnaby.
Area
5176
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Name Access
Patterson, Dugald C Sr
Patterson, Frances Mabel
Patterson, Frances
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 7106 18th Avenue
Burnaby - 7128 18th Avenue
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1915 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-070
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Patterson Family. Sitting, left to right: Dugal C. Patterson, Jr. and Frances Mabel Patterson. Standing, left to right: Jean Patterson, Bill Patterson and Frances Patterson. On balcony: Dugald Campbell Patterson, Sr. (injured in a Glasgow ship yard during the First World War). The hou…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1915 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-070
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Patterson Family. Sitting, left to right: Dugal C. Patterson, Jr. and Frances Mabel Patterson. Standing, left to right: Jean Patterson, Bill Patterson and Frances Patterson. On balcony: Dugald Campbell Patterson, Sr. (injured in a Glasgow ship yard during the First World War). The house was originally located at 7260 Edmonds Street (near Kingsway). It was relocated in 1955 to 7106 18th Avenue and is a city heritage site.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Names
Patterson, Bill
Patterson, Dugald C., Jr.
Patterson, Dugald C., Sr.
Patterson, Frances
Patterson, Frances Mabel
Patterson, Jean
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - 7260 Edmonds Street
Burnaby - 7106 18th Avenue
Burnaby - 18th Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby's Heritage
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2007
Notes
South Burnaby
DUGALD & FRANCES PATTERSON HOUSE 7106 Eighteenth Avenue 1910 above: Patterson ttouse, c. 1911 [BCA BttS 171.6 ] below: Patterson ttouse decorated for tine visit of tine Duke of Connaugint, 1912 [BCA BHS 171.1] Dugald Campbell Patterson (1860-1931) and Frances Mabel Patterson (1872-1960
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby's Heritage
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2007
Notes
South Burnaby
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Chapter Five: Edmonds Street School Neighbourhood, Edmonds District p. 93

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
were Bob Currie, George Moore, Sr., Tom Appleby, and Mary England. The water rates clerk was Sam Fidler, Frances Patterson was the telephone operator and Jiggs Filgeano was the office boy. and some meat for the table. We had friends who pastured a cow on property adjacent to Edmonds Street
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part I: 1888-1900
Edmonds home around 1915. Dugald Campbell Patterson Sr. sits on balcony because of First World War leg injury in Glasgow ship yard. Standing (l-r) are Jean, Bill and Frances Patterson while Mrs. Frances Mabel Patterson holds Dugald Campbell Jr. 65
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part I: 1888-1900
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
Less detail
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