House Exteriors (early 1900s)
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Historic Bader House & Gardens located on Laurelhurst Park, boasts era's high quality craftsmanship. Luxurious entry w/ paneled oak, Grand staircase. Living rm w/ hand carved Sandstone Frpl. Sunroom w/ Frpl, Dining rm w/ Mahogany woodwrk & Frpl, eat nook, butlers pantry, kitch & half bath. Upper level: 5 bed/2 bath & maid's Qrters. Master w/ Frpl & Sitting rm. Grand Ballrm w/ Italian Marble flr, billiard rm. Lush gardens, Pergola, 2 Car Gar. $1.535M
Color Suggestions for House Exteriors from Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Paint Catalog, 1923.
The Old City Hall, now used as the Port Moody Arts Centre, is a landmark institutional building, one and one-half storeys in height with a full basement, situated on its original site on the corner of St. Johns and Kyle Streets, a prominent location in Moody Centre. A stone cairn commemorating the arrival of the first train and the completion of the transcontinental railway is located on the grounds. The sloping site, which rises to the south, gives the building additional prominence.
The Trethewey House--1920--is a grand one and one-half storey plus basement, wood-frame Craftsman house. It is situated on a large lot in central Abbotsford, to the east of Clearbrook near Mill Lake, with a landmark stand of Douglas fir trees at the front of the property. The house and its property are now the home of the MSA Museum Society. The interior and exterior of the house have been restored and it is now used for interpretive purposes.
Percy Nevil Smith House 2 - 1908 - 1122 Bute Street, Vancouver, BC. William HR Collister, a manager of the Albion Iron Works, bought this beautiful home on the corner of Bute and Pendrell from the builder Percy Nevil Smith. Mr. Smith was the builder of three houses with similar detailing; 1122, 1116, and 1110. This is the only one that went to a private owner; Mr. Smith rented the other two. Collister lived here until 1921.
C.W. Misener House - 1913 - 4446 West 5th Ave, Vancouver, BC. This house is a fine example of a craftsman home built shortly before the outbreak of WWI. One of the first houses built on the block, the value of the house in 1913 is listed in the building register at $3,500. City Directories show that C.W. Misener designed, built and owned the house in 1913.