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Maywood Area Road Improvements

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
31443
Meeting Date
9-May-1966
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
31443
Meeting Date
9-May-1966
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
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Maywood Area Road Improvements

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
31399
Meeting Date
25-Apr-1966
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
25
Item No.
9
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
31399
Meeting Date
25-Apr-1966
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
25
Item No.
9
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
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Maywood Area Road Improvements

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
31290
Meeting Date
14-Mar-1966
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
15
Item No.
8
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
31290
Meeting Date
14-Mar-1966
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
15
Item No.
8
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
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Maywood Area Land Use Study

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1964
Collection/Fonds
Planning Department fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Textual record
Item No.
8939
Storage Location
28-4
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1964
Collection/Fonds
Planning Department fonds
Physical Description
Textual record
Description Level
Item
Series
Studies, Reports, and Conferences
Item No.
8939
Storage Location
28-4
Accession Number
2001-02
Media Type
Textual Record
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Land Use Study - Maywood Area

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1964
Collection/Fonds
Planning Department fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
Textual record
Item No.
34478
Storage Location
34-6-7-7
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1964
Collection/Fonds
Planning Department fonds
Physical Description
Textual record
Description Level
File
Series
Studies, Reports, and Conferences
Item No.
34478
Storage Location
34-6-7-7
Accession Number
2003-20
Media Type
Textual Record
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Miscellaneous Rezoning Applications in the Maywood Area

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
31289
Meeting Date
14-Mar-1966
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
15
Item No.
7
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
31289
Meeting Date
14-Mar-1966
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
15
Item No.
7
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
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Community Plans - Maywood Area (M), Hastings Street (A), Kingsway/Nelson (L)

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
24583
Meeting Date
23-Mar-1970
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
19
Item No.
7
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
24583
Meeting Date
23-Mar-1970
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
19
Item No.
7
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3883 Imperial Street
Associated Dates
1969
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Repository
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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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4700 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1954
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Repository
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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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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Repository
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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Ford Motor Company

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4600 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1938
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4600 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1938
Heritage Value
In 1938, the Ford Motor Company selected Burnaby as its site for a new assembly plant to serve Western Canada. Ford purchased the land which had been owned by the Silver family at Kingsway and Silver Avenue and built its factory using steel from Burnaby's Dominion Bridge Company. During World War II, the plant was used to produce military vehicles. In 1988, the building was demolished and the Station Square development was constructed on the site.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4600 Kingsway
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Central Park Neighbourhood

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1891-1904
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1891-1904
Heritage Value
Central Park was one of the first and fastest-growing communities in Burnaby. Located along the electric tram line and the Vancouver Road (Kingsway), it was also chosen for a government settlement project referred to as the Central Park Small Holdings. The lands held by the Provincial Government were subdivided and sold around 1894 and by 1899 the settlement was large enough to warrant the construction of an Anglican Church there.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Vancouver Road (Kingsway)

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1860
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1860
Heritage Value
The street we know as Kingsway is one of the legacies of the Royal Engineers' military defences for New Westminster. The fear of an American attack prompted the construction of the False Creek trail - later known as Vancouver Road and now Kingsway - in 1860 to connect the capital city to the ice-free salt water harbour at English Bay.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Marlborough Area
Windsor Area
Kingsway-Beresford Area
Stride Avenue Area
Edmonds Area
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Maywood 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
Burnaby's Maywood Neighbourhood consists of the Metrotown Town Centre - one of four Town Centres in the City. Metrotown is one of the region's most developed and fastest growing centres. It is served by the first SkyTrain line developed in the mid-1980s and anchored by B.C.'s largest shopping and entertainment complex. As an older centre that has progressively added new developments over the years, Metrotown offers a range of housing types and tenures from three-storey walk-up apartments to modern residential towers.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Central Park 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
Although still largely a rural area during the 1920s, subdivisions began appearing in the Central Park neighbourhood at this time. Development was slowed by the Great Depression of the 1930s but the influx of commercial buildings and new housing initiatives in the post-war boom led to a period of rapid growth especially in the Garden Village subdivision which was undertaken in 1953 with the plan to build 500 modern homes in the 140-acre site. Despite the closure of the interurban line in 1953, the neighbourhood remained an active commercial and residential centre.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3883 Imperial Street
Associated Dates
1891
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3883 Imperial Street
Associated Dates
1891
Heritage Value
In 1860, as the Royal Engineers constructed the road from New Westminster to Vancouver (now Kingsway), a military reserve was set aside at the trail's highest point along the ridge. This reserve provided a particularly good scenic look-out since the original forest had burned down prior to 1860, the remaining stumps offered unobstructed views. By the 1880s, the city council of both New Westminster and Vancouver eyed the reserve as potential recreation ground. As construction of the tram line was underway, the Provincial Government moved to designate the whole reserve as a park. On January 14, 1891, the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia proclaimed it as a public recreation ground.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Central Park 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
In 1906, Maxwell Smith, President of the Central Park Farmer's Institute gave a speech in which he commented on the growth of this district and its ideal location during the boom years after 1905. He said: "Central Park is destined to become the epicentre of a great commercial metropolis, when Vancouver and New Westminster will have both expanded and prospered until they meet and fill up the intervening distances with residences of a new city, greater than few can now imagine, even in their wildest flights of fancy...we are proud of the two cities that lie on either side of us but they are, but mere hamlets compared with the great city that is to be on this peninsula. The time is coming when there will be one vast city, one commercial metropolis, and Central Park will be the heart of it."
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1913
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1913
Heritage Value
The years 1911-1912 saw great expansion and settlement in Burnaby and large public works projects were undertaken to service the growing community. One project that was determined to be a necessity was the construction of a proper highway between New Westminster and Vancouver. The Province and the Municipality agreed to share the costs of construction (with Burnaby paying 25% and the Province 75%) and so Kingsway was built to improve the current Vancouver Road. The road was named after the famous King's Way in London, England.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Marlborough Area
Windsor Area
Kingsway-Beresford Area
Stride Avenue Area
Edmonds Area
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Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4700 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1986
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4700 Kingsway
Associated Dates
1986
Heritage Value
Although the idea for Metrotown was first expressed in the 1970s, the building itself opened in 1986 and was soon served by the Expo Line of the new SkyTrain system. In the ensuing twenty years, the complex developed into three distinct but adjoining malls - Metropolis at Metrotown, Metrotown Centre, and Station Square. Today, Metrotown serves as the city’s commercial and retail anchor. The mall also includes two large office towers, which by 2001 were home to the head offices for Shaw Cable and TransLink.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4700 Kingsway
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Daniel & Amelia Mowat House

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4382 Beresford Street
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
1913
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4382 Beresford Street
Associated Dates
1913
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 13058
Enactment Date
12/03/2012
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
This home was built by Daniel Mowat (1848-1923) and Amelia Mary Mowat (née Hoy, 1848-1923). Daniel originally worked as a merchant, and was operating a chicken farm at this location as early as 1908, and later a goat ranch. It is one of Burnaby’s few two-storey Arts and Crafts residences. The generous proportions of the house, its broad, medium-pitched, front-gabled roof and symmetrical design serve as further features. Additionally, the house boasts a high degree of integrity, retaining its original shingle wall cladding, half-timbered gables and original windows – a combination of casement windows with stained glass transoms and double-hung windows with square, multi-paned upper sashes.This house is located adjacent to what was once the Central Park interurban rail line, operated by the B.C. Electric Company, which conveniently connected this area of Burnaby to Vancouver. The arrival of this commuter line in 1892 led to the suburban development of this area of Burnaby.
Locality
Central Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Person
- Daniel Mowat - Amelia Mary Mowat
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4382 Beresford Street
Burnaby - 6368 McKay Avenue
Street View URL
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Maywood Elementary School

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4567 Imperial Street
Associated Dates
1962
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4567 Imperial Street
Associated Dates
1962
Heritage Value
Located between Nelson and Suncrest Schools, Maywood Elementary School was built in 1962 and helped eased the increasing enrolments at these other schools. Like other schools of this period, Maywood was built on one level with no basement and no high stairs. The classrooms were built in a line which could be easily added to as required. Additions to the original structure were completed in 1964, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1972. Fires at the school in 1979 and 1989 caused extensive damage and required partial reconstruction of the building.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4567 Imperial Street
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Central Park Tramline

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1891
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1891
Heritage Value
In the 1890s, local entrepreneurs launched electric railways in Vancouver, New Westminster, and Victoria, eager to cash in on the promise of future growth in the major cities of the time. In the Lower Mainland, two companies started building electric rail in 1890: the Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Co., which undertook the ambitious project of building the first real interurban line from New Westminster to Vancouver, and the Westminster Street Railway, who eventually built streetcar service and installed electric lighting in New Westminster. By April 20, 1891, both companies merged to form the Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company. Local entrepreneurs Henry V. Edmonds, David Oppenheimer, Benjamin Douglas, and Samuel McIntosh, were the directors, all of whom had extensive real estate holdings in the area. Interurban service launched on June 3, 1891, travelling along 12 miles of track from New Westminster to eastern Vancouver, running through Burnaby – which was then an unincorporated area. Installing the single-track line from Vancouver to New Westminster through uneven, forested terrain was a mammoth undertaking. The clearing of the 100-foot right of way and laying the track called for a large work force, some of whom were Chinese "gandy dancers" who had worked on the Canadian Pacific Railway lines. The line was eventually taken over by the B.C. Electric Railway Company in 1897, who remained the owners until the line was finally closed on October 23, 1953 and replaced with the modern bus system. The construction of the SkyTrain along the old route in 1986 reintroduced passenger rail to this historic transportation corridor.
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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William Wilson House

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6088 Wilson Avenue
Description
The William Wilson House is a vernacular two-storey wood-frame Foursquare house with a hipped roof. It is situated at the corner of Wilson Avenue and Central Boulevard in the Metrotown area of Burnaby, adjacent to the SkyTrain line, and is now part of a multi-family residential complex.
Associated Dates
1913
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Other Names
William & Annie Wilson House
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
William & Annie Wilson House
Civic Address
6088 Wilson Avenue
Associated Dates
1913
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 10350
Enactment Date
22/04/1996
Description
The William Wilson House is a vernacular two-storey wood-frame Foursquare house with a hipped roof. It is situated at the corner of Wilson Avenue and Central Boulevard in the Metrotown area of Burnaby, adjacent to the SkyTrain line, and is now part of a multi-family residential complex.
Heritage Value
The house is valued as the residence of William Wilson (1860-1935) and Annie Wilson (1868-1966) and demonstrates the development of Burnaby from a rural, farming community to an early commuter suburb, and is one of the few remaining early houses in the Metrotown area of Burnaby. Reflecting the area's early history, it was constructed on a subdivided piece of the Wilson’s 3.2 hectare farm that once bordered Kingsway, the primary road linking New Westminster to Vancouver. To develop his subdivided property, Wilson constructed a bisecting street, named it for himself and situated his new home on a large parcel adjacent to the interurban tramline. Constructed in 1913, the William Wilson House is additionally valued as a modest vernacular example of an Edwardian era Foursquare house. Although simple in form, it is distinguished by an inset front verandah, front bay window and clipped ground level corner. Once commonly found in Burnaby, this is a rare surviving example of the homes typically constructed for the working-class families enticed to Burnaby as a consequence of the interurban tramline.
Defining Elements
Key elements that define the heritage character of William Wilson House include its: - corner location, adjacent to the old interurban alignment - vernacular Foursquare style as exemplified by its symmetrical form, square floor plan and cubic massing with pyramidal roof - cladding, with narrow lapped wooden siding on the first storey and cedar shingles on the second storey - recessed front verandah, with square columns and ground floor cut-away bay window - regular fenestration, including double-hung 1-over-1 wooden-sash windows, and casement and transom assembly feature window in the living room
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Person
William Wilson
Annie Wilson
Function
Primary Historic--Single Dwelling
Primary Current--Single Dwelling
Community
Burnaby
Cadastral Identifier
023-352-701
Boundaries
The William Wilson House is comprised of a single residential lot located at 6088 Wilson Avenue, Burnaby.
Area
2824.9
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6088 Wilson Avenue
Street View URL
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Jubilee Grove Arch

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3883 Imperial Street
Description
The Jubilee Grove Arch sits at the corner of Kingsway and Patterson Avenue. Located within Central Park, the ceremonial arch and its decorative plantings provide a visual anchor to the northeast corner and entry point to the park.
Associated Dates
1939
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3883 Imperial Street
Associated Dates
1939
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 9807
Enactment Date
23/11/1992
Description
The Jubilee Grove Arch sits at the corner of Kingsway and Patterson Avenue. Located within Central Park, the ceremonial arch and its decorative plantings provide a visual anchor to the northeast corner and entry point to the park.
Heritage Value
Jubilee Grove Arch was dedicated as part of the municipality’s celebration of the Jubilee of the coronation of King George V and was dedicated during Burnaby’s annual May Day celebrations in 1935. Much of the construction work was carried out by local citizens under the direction of the Burnaby Engineering Department through a Depression era work relief program that provided a way for local residents to pay their taxes. The garden was also chosen as the site for the ceremonial planting of an oak tree from the Royal Forest at Windsor, in honor of the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1937. The original bronze garden dedication plaque and oak tree remain at the site today. The decorative stone arch was erected in 1939 as a symbol of Burnaby's, and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia’s, strong ties to the English monarchy at the time, and the arch’s unveiling during May Day ceremonies shows the social role that such a commemorative feature played both to the local government and people of Burnaby. It was erected just prior to the Royal Visit of 1939, the first time that reigning British monarchs had travelled to Canada. Built of Haddington Island sandstone, the arch itself was reconstructed from a salvaged architectural element of a historic Vancouver landmark. The arch originally framed the entrance door to the Vancouver Club building in Vancouver, built in 1893-94 on West Hastings Street and designed by architect C.O. Wickenden. The building was demolished in 1930, however the arch was stored and rebuilt as the focal point of the Jubilee Grove after being bought by the Municipality of Burnaby. The work was undertaken by Italian-born stone mason Rizieri Stefanini (1879-1954), the owner of Burnaby Monumental Works. The re-use of the arch symbolizes the close tie between Vancouver and Burnaby and the joint evolution of the neighbouring cities.
Defining Elements
The Jubilee Grove Arch has character-defining elements that recognize it both as a remnant of a past building and as a new and individual structure. These include its: - axial diagonal placement and prominent corner location marking one of the entries to Central Park - visibility and accessibility as a public monument - hand carved stone blocks of Haddington Island sandstone - decorative twisted-rope motif carved to outline the arch - supporting rusticated sidewalls with planting urns - original bronze dedication plaque - flanking ornamental gardens - Royal Oak tree and plaque
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Organization
City of Burnaby
Architect
C.O. Wickenden
Builder
Rizieri Stefanini
Burnaby Monumental Works
Function
Primary Current--Park Fixture
Primary Historic--Park Fixture
Community
Burnaby
Cadastral Identifier
P.I.D. No. 017-767-172 Legal Description: Block B of Lot 2 Except Firstly: Part on Plan 8669 and Secondly: Part on Plan LMP4689 District Lot 151, Group 1, New Westminster District, Plan 3443
Boundaries
The property (Central Park) is a municipally-owned park that lies at the western edge of Burnaby, between 49th Avenue to the south, Kingsway to the north, Boundary Road to the west and Patterson Avenue to the east.
Area
853,403.82
Contributing Resource
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 Monumental Works
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
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Central Park Entrance Gate

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3883 Imperial Street
Description
The Central Park Entrance Gate is the ceremonial entrance to Burnaby’s historic Central Park from Kingsway, and consists of two massive stone pillars, approximately 7.5 metres high and 1.8 metres square, adjacent gate posts and a low flanking stone wall that curves into the park to the east.
Associated Dates
1913
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
3883 Imperial Street
Associated Dates
1913
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 9807
Enactment Date
23/11/1992
Description
The Central Park Entrance Gate is the ceremonial entrance to Burnaby’s historic Central Park from Kingsway, and consists of two massive stone pillars, approximately 7.5 metres high and 1.8 metres square, adjacent gate posts and a low flanking stone wall that curves into the park to the east.
Heritage Value
The Central Park Entrance Gate is significant as a ceremonial entry to a major park, for its connection with the early history of the British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) and as an important design by an accomplished British Columbian architect. When the original interurban line between Vancouver and New Westminster was constructed in 1891, one of the first stations was located where the tramway crossed the Vancouver-Westminster Road (now Kingsway) within the newly-created Central Park. The interurban line ran through the park on a diagonal right-of-way (the current SkyTrain line, opened in 1986, follows this original alignment). In 1912 an agreement was reached between the successor interurban company, the BCER, and the Central Park Provincial Park Board, to deed additional land for an expanded right-of-way through the Park in exchange for improvements that included the construction of an ornamental stone wall and gate with an iron arch, with an illuminated 'Central Park' sign, adjacent to the interurban station on Kingsway. This was an early and rare example of an electric sign used for a public recreation facility. The Gate is also significant as a surviving early design by Robert Lyon (1879-1963), an Edinburgh-born and trained immigrant who was one of the most accomplished of British Columbia's early architects. After he moved to Vancouver, he was employed by the BCER from 1911 until 1918, and worked on a broad range of projects including some of the grandest and most innovative local industrial structures of the time. The arch was built by the Westminster Ironworks Company, one of the leading firms of its kind in Western Canada, operated by John Reid of New Westminster. The Gate was completed in 1914; in 1968 the decorative ironwork was removed due to corrosion and placed in storage.
Defining Elements
Key elements that define the heritage character of the Central Park Entrance Gate include its: - two subtly tapered massive stone pillars, which rise in stages from a larger base to a shaft with random coursed multi-coloured granite with roughly formed grey granite quoins, to a top formed of finely finished grey granite blocks with a coved and bracketed cap - adjacent gate posts with monolithic pyramidal granite caps - low flanking stone wall that curves into the park to the east, constructed of random coursed multi-coloured granite with a river rock triangular cap
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Organization
British Columbia Electric Railway
Central Park Provincial Park Board
Architect
Robert Lyon
Builder
John Reid
Westminster Iron Works Co.
Function
Primary Current--Park Fixture
Primary Historic--Park Fixture
Community
Burnaby
Cadastral Identifier
P.I.D. No. 017-767-172 Legal Description: Block B of Lot 2 Except Firstly: Part on Plan 8669 and Secondly: Part on Plan LMP4689 District Lot 151, Group 1, New Westminster District, Plan 3443
Boundaries
The property (Central Park) is a municipally-owned park that lies at the western edge of Burnaby, between 49th Avenue to the south, Kingsway to the north, Boundary Road to the west and Patterson Avenue to the east.
Area
853,403.82
Contributing Resource
Structure
Landscape Feature
Ownership
Public (local)
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1920 and 1938]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10.5 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of two examples of Wagner car bumpers propped up on display outside Frank Wagner's blacksmithing shop (along the 4000 block of Kingsway across from the gate to Central Park).
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10.5 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of two examples of Wagner car bumpers propped up on display outside Frank Wagner's blacksmithing shop (along the 4000 block of Kingsway across from the gate to Central Park).
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Accession Code
BV992.45.41
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[between 1920 and 1938]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1920 and 1938]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10.5 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of examples of Wagner Triple Spring car bumpers propped up on display outside Frank Wagner's blacksmithing shop (along the 4000 block of Kingsway across from the gate to Central Park).
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10.5 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of examples of Wagner Triple Spring car bumpers propped up on display outside Frank Wagner's blacksmithing shop (along the 4000 block of Kingsway across from the gate to Central Park).
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Accession Code
BV992.45.52
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[between 1920 and 1938]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Easter window display

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1651
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
194-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a window decorated for Easter at the Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway).
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a window decorated for Easter at the Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway).
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Nichols Meat Market
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4548 Kingsway
Accession Code
BV003.15.7
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
194-]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/11/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Easter window display

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1652
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a window decorated for Easter at the Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway).
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a window decorated for Easter at the Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway).
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Nichols Meat Market
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4548 Kingsway
Accession Code
BV003.15.8
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[194-]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/11/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (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.
204-009
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Setter family's first home near Central Park.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-009
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V 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 the Setter family's first home near Central Park.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Cassie Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1932
Collection/Fonds
Martin Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 6 x 10.5 cm
Item No.
270-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of McKay Avenue with long grass and flowering trees bordering the roadway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1932
Collection/Fonds
Martin Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
270-003
Accession Number
BHS991-39
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 6 x 10.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of McKay Avenue with long grass and flowering trees bordering the roadway.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Roads
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - McKay Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

Metropolis at Metrotown

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto62694
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 10, 2009
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : col. ; 600ppi
Item No.
503-040
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of Metropolis at Metrotown.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 10, 2009
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Charting Change Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
503-040
Accession Number
2009-10
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : col. ; 600ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Metropolis at Metrotown.
Photographer
Pasch, Rebecca
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Malls
Names
Metrotown
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4700 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1969]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Item No.
521-015
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Field family home on Patterson in Burnaby.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1969]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
521-015
Accession Number
2010-14
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Material Details
Item is a scan of a photograph
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Field family home on Patterson in Burnaby.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Patterson Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.37.106
Description
Beige, flour sack-type cloth bag filled with unused corks. Open at top. Stitching along sides. Some stains on cloth.
Object History
This item originates from the Central Park Pharmacy in Burnaby.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.37.106
Description
Beige, flour sack-type cloth bag filled with unused corks. Open at top. Stitching along sides. Some stains on cloth.
Object History
This item originates from the Central Park Pharmacy in Burnaby.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
no label found
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Central Park Pharmacy
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1920 and 1938]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10.5 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of an example of a Wagner Triple Spring car bumper propped up on display outside Frank Wagner's blacksmithing shop (along the 4000 block of Kingsway across from the gate to Central Park).
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10.5 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of an example of a Wagner Triple Spring car bumper propped up on display outside Frank Wagner's blacksmithing shop (along the 4000 block of Kingsway across from the gate to Central Park).
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Accession Code
BV992.45.42
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[between 1920 and 1938]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

West Burnaby School class

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1350
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1911 and 1915]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a class at West Burnaby (later renamed Kingsway West) School sitting and standing in three rows in front of the school building. Miss Annie Forrest is standing at the back near the centre.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a class at West Burnaby (later renamed Kingsway West) School sitting and standing in three rows in front of the school building. Miss Annie Forrest is standing at the back near the centre.
Subjects
Occupations - Teachers
Names
Forrest, Annie Theresa
West Burnaby School
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4800 Kingsway
Accession Code
BV999.2.38
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[between 1911 and 1915]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
08-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

West Burnaby Public School

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1357
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1900 and 1915]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a class at West Burnaby School (later renamed Kingsway West School). There are thirty boys and nineteen girls sitting and standing in four rows in front of the school building.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a class at West Burnaby School (later renamed Kingsway West School). There are thirty boys and nineteen girls sitting and standing in four rows in front of the school building.
Names
West Burnaby School
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4800 Kingsway
Accession Code
BV999.2.47
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[between 1900 and 1915]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
08-Jun-09
Scale
100
Photographer
William Brown
Notes
Stamp on recto of photograph reads: " WEST BURNABY PUBLIC SCHOOL / W. BROWN. Photo."
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  

The May Queen, Miss R. Bearn

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34317
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 6 cm on page 17.5 x 24.5 cm
Item No.
020-024
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's first May day, with the stage where the first May Queen, Ruth Bearn is sitting. None of the other people standing in front of nor on the stage are identified.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-024
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 6 cm on page 17.5 x 24.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's first May day, with the stage where the first May Queen, Ruth Bearn is sitting. None of the other people standing in front of nor on the stage are identified.
Subjects
Events - May Day
Names
Bearn, Ruth
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

Maypole dancing at Central Park

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34320
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 11.7 cm on page 17.5 x 24.5 cm
Item No.
020-027
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of May Day Maypole dancing at Central Park during Burnaby's first May Day celebrations. A number of girls in white dresses are dancing around the pole while a large crowd looks on.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-027
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 11.7 cm on page 17.5 x 24.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of May Day Maypole dancing at Central Park during Burnaby's first May Day celebrations. A number of girls in white dresses are dancing around the pole while a large crowd looks on.
Subjects
Recreational Activities - Dancing
Events - May Day
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1943
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.1 x 26.1 cm
Item No.
033-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of Kingsway West School (originally named West Burnaby School). In 1952 the school ceased operations. Simpson Sears was later built on this site.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1943
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
033-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.1 x 26.1 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of Kingsway West School (originally named West Burnaby School). In 1952 the school ceased operations. Simpson Sears was later built on this site.
Subjects
Buildings - Schools
Names
Kingsway West School
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamp on back reads, "Universal Appraisal Company Limited"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4800 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

Kingsway West School tennis team

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34517
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 15.2 x 9.1 cm
Item No.
033-005
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a girls' tennis team at Kingsway West School (originally named West Burnaby School). Thirteen girls are standing outside; two of them are holding tennis racquets.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
033-005
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 15.2 x 9.1 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a girls' tennis team at Kingsway West School (originally named West Burnaby School). Thirteen girls are standing outside; two of them are holding tennis racquets.
Subjects
Clothing - Uniforms
Sports - Team Sports
Sports - Tennis
Names
Kingsway West School
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4800 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

West Burnaby Public School

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34521
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.8 x 13.9 cm
Item No.
034-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a West Burnaby School (later renamed Kingsway West School) class sitting and standing outside. The students are unidentified.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
034-003
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.8 x 13.9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a West Burnaby School (later renamed Kingsway West School) class sitting and standing outside. The students are unidentified.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Names
West Burnaby School
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamped across the top of the photograph, "West Burnaby / Public School"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4800 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

Orchard Shopping Centre

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34634
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.6 x 20.4 cm
Item No.
069-002
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Old Orchard Shopping Centre on Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
069-002
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.6 x 20.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Old Orchard Shopping Centre on Kingsway.
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Buildings - Commercial - Malls
Names
Old Orchard Shopping Centre
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4469 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

Kingsway and Central Park

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34658
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 19.4 cm
Item No.
083-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Kingsway and Central Park.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
083-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 19.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Kingsway and Central Park.
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Geographic Features - Parks
Geographic Features - Roads
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Central Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

West Burnaby School BC

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34809
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1910]
Collection/Fonds
Grace Pletcher collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Item No.
137-002
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of West Burnaby School (later renamed Kingsway West School). The sign on building on the right reads, "Gymnasium & Technical School."
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1910]
Collection/Fonds
Grace Pletcher collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
137-002
Accession Number
BHS985-6
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of West Burnaby School (later renamed Kingsway West School). The sign on building on the right reads, "Gymnasium & Technical School."
Photographer
Barrowclough
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings - Schools
Names
West Burnaby School
Notes
Photographer's title reads: "West Burnaby School, BC / Barrowclough Cards"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4800 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 7, 1985
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 11.4 cm
Item No.
145-006
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the back of the Central Park Arch at Patterson Avenue and Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 7, 1985
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
145-006
Accession Number
BHS985-15
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 11.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the back of the Central Park Arch at Patterson Avenue and Kingsway.
Subjects
Structures - Arches
Geographic Features - Parks
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 7, 1985
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 11.3 cm
Item No.
145-007
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the front of the Central Park Arch at Patterson Avenue and Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 7, 1985
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
145-007
Accession Number
BHS985-15
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 11.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the front of the Central Park Arch at Patterson Avenue and Kingsway.
Subjects
Structures - Arches
Geographic Features - Parks
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

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