LEE A. WOOD
JOHN & CHRISTINA MACKIE - ALSO KNOWN AS THE MACKIE HOUSE - SOUTH END
6445 ARBROATH ST.
ONE OF THE FEW REMAINING HOMES OF THE “GILLEY PARK” SUBDIVISION
TAKEN FROM A CRAWLWAY BETWEEN THE FENCE AND THE BUILDING NEXT DOOR - WINTER OF 2013
TAKEN FROM A WALKWAY IN THE NEIGHBOURING COMPLEX IN JAN. OF 2013
THE PARK CONTAINS; A TENNIS COURT, A MEMORIAL, AND AN OLD SCHOOL. ALL THREE ARE HISTORICAL LOCATIONS
BURNABY SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL CENOTAPH AND THE THREE MEMORIAL TENNIS COURTS HONOURING 51 OF THE HIGH SCHOOL'S STUDENTS WHO DIED IN SERVICE DURING WORLD WAR II WAS DEDICATED ON NOVEMBER 10, 1948 BY SOUTH BURNABY ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION POST 83 AND BURNABY SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
WEST END of PARK
6650 SOUTH OAKS CRESCENT
NORTH WEST CORNER
ALAN EMMOTT CENTRE
ORIGINALLY - `KINGSWAY EAST SCHOOL'
IT BECAME `BURNABY SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL' IN 1922
DESIGNED BY ARCHITECT JOSEPH BOWMAN
THE REAR OF THE BUILDING FACES BERESFORD ST.
`13/1/17 - I imagine, that since I live close by, that over the past few years I have probably; driven, rode, &/or walked past this heritage site a few hundred times.
I am sure that the first time I walked by the cairn that I took the time to read it and then just let it slip my mind.
It wasn"t until a couple of days ago that I was walking to the studio (the TV series Arrow, formerly the home of Smallville) on a fresh winter day that I took the time for a closer look and thought that this would be a good addition to this page.
Consequently I went back yesterday with my camera, though it wasn"t quite as nice a day and a lot of the snow had disappeared.
On the previous day, after checking out the photo ops for this place I walked by the old school (Kingsway East) that is the neighbouring property and realized that the back of the school was wide open and I recalled that when I had photographed the school I hadn"t taken pictures of the rear of the building.
Which made me remember that just a bit further on, at the end of a parallel side street, was another heritage property (The Gables) that I hadn"t tried to get a rear picture of.
So, walking back from the studio, I walked down the alley behind the house and confirmed that I couldn"t see the back of the house, but I did find some neighbouring properties that I could get through, without trespassing, and get some rear pictures.
I posted them yesterday.
Writing this just now makes me wonder if the studio isn"t, or should be, a heritage site.
It is an old bakery that is slated to be torn down because the city, in its infinite wisdom, has decided that it can no longer be a film studio and once the current lease, with Warner Brs., runs out it will be rezoned residential.
I mean, I don"t blame the neighbours complaining about the noise and the traffic at all hours of the night, but on the other hand the film industry can not stand the loss of another studio.
LOOKING NORTH, ALONG GRIFFITH ST., FROM BERESFORD TO KINGSWAY
THE HEDGE OF EVERGREENS SURROUNDS THE ENTIRE COMPLEX
LOOKING WEST, ALONG THE B. C. PARKWAY, FROM GRIFFITH ST.
The dentist says, `Plaque should be on a cairn, not on your teeth'.
The plaque on the cairn says...
In 1891 the Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company, which was building a tramline along the route now used for the BC Parkway and SkyTrain, built the first power house on this site.
Utilizing water from Power House Creek, coal and cordwood fired the electric plant housed in the large corrugated iron clad building which doubled as a car barn.
The plant"s steam engines turned Edison electric generators that powered the entire tramline and streetcar system in New Westminster.
Adjacent to the power house, a small company town of cottages and a large boarding house was built for those working on the tramline.
This was the site for political gatherings of local residents and property owners.
After successfully petitioning the Provincial Government, a municipal charter was granted on September 22, 1892, and Burnaby citizens elected the first Mayor and Council at a meeting held in the Power House.
AN EVERGREEN FENCE TO SCREEN A METAL FENCE
A METAL FENCE FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION
AN ORGANIC FENCE FOR AMBIENCE
SOME OF THESE LOOK KIND OF RUSTY BUT PROBABLY NOT OLD ENOUGH TO BE FROM THE ORIGINAL SET UP
NOT SOMEWHERE YOU WANT TO BE IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING
LET'S HOPE THEY KNOW HAT THEY ARE DOING
GETTING UP IN THE WORLD, SAFELY
7244 4th St.
ROMANTIC REVIVAL DUTCH COLONIAL STYLE
BUILT IN 1929
WEST SIDE FACES BURLINGTON AVE.
OYAMA SUSHI - OVER THE PAST YEARS IT HAS BEEN A HIGH END RESTAURANT OF SEVERAL ETHNICITIES
5152 KINGSWAY - ARTS & CRAFTS STYLE
NORTH SIDE - BUILT IN 1912 BY ANDREW JOHNSON
BUILT IN 1912 - CLASSICAL REVIVAL STYLE
NORMANNA REST HOME 7725 4th St.
CURRENT OWNERS OF THE PROPERTY
THE HOUSE WAS MOVED FROM THE SOUTH EAST CORNER
TO THE NORTH WEST CORNER BY THE BUILDER
AND THEN RENTED TO THE SHAWS
CHARLES R. SHAW HOUSE - 7966 13 th Ave.
RESTORATION, INSIDE, AND OUTSIDE, IS NEARLY FINISHED
SEPT. 2012, IT WILL SOON BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
BUILT IN 1891 - VICTORIAN QUEEN ANNE STYLE
ARTS & CRAFTS STYLED ESTATE RESIDENCE
5573 BUCKINGHAM AVE.
BUILT IN 1912
7640 BERKLEY ST. - BUILT c.1892
THIS IS ONE OF THE OLDEST HOMES IN BURNABY
AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF A VICTORIAN VERNACULAR STYLED FARMHOUSE
The main entrance to the park is on Kingsway, near the North East corner of the park
However, the address for the historical location is 3883 Imperial St.
3824 KINGSWAY AVE.
BUILT IN 1913 - GRANITE AND ROUGH-CUT ROCK
TO THE NORTH SIDE OF KINGSWAY AND TO THE WEST OF THE PARK ENTRANCE IS AN OLD CHURCH
|THIS IS A WOOD-FRAME GOTHIC REVIVAL AND IS|
THE OLDEST SURVIVING CHURCH BUILDING IN THE CITY.
BUILT IN 1904, IT REPLACES THE ORIGINAL WHICH WAS BUILT IN 1899.
BOTH BUILDINGS WERE DESIGNED BY ARCHITECT JOSEPH HENRY BOWMAN
LISTED AS 3883 IMPERIAL
A FIFTH ENTRANCE TO THE PARK IS ON THE NORTH EAST CORNER (KINGSWAY AND PATTERSON)
BUILT IN 1939 - SANDSTONE AND CONCRETE
Deer Lake Park is bordered on the; North by Deer Lake Parkway, East by Canada Way, South by Oakland St., and West by Royal Oak Ave. Historical Locations are on; Deer Lake Ave., Deer Lake Drive., Sperling Ave. Price St.
BUILT IN 1911 - AN ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLE ESTATE STRUCTURE
BUILT IN 1911 - ENGLISH ARTS & CRAFTS STYLE
BUILT IN 1909 - A UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF ITS TYPE - DESIGNED IN THE ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLE
Built in 1909 - ARTS & CRAFTS STYLED ESTATE STRUCTURE
Built in 1912 - ARTS & CRAFTS STYLE
BUILT IN 1912 - A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE ROMANESQUE REVIVAL STYLE
BUILT c 1918 - A GOOD EXAMPLE OF A “FALSE- FRONT” COMMERCIAL BUILDING IN VERNACULAR STYLE
BUILT IN 1922 - ROMANTIC REVIVAL RESIDENCE
|THE BUILDING DEMONSTRATES THE INFLUENCE OF BOTH|
CLASSICAL REVIVAL AND ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLES
WHILE THE LADIES DEMONSTRATE SWORD FIGHTING
DURING A `2012' `CANADA DAY" CELEBRATION
BUILT IN 1893 - AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF A VERNACULAR STYLED VICTORIAN RESIDENCE
HOME TO A PIONEER BURNABY FAMILY
A LATIN BAND - WAITING FOR THE TRAM
BUILT IN 1911 FOR THE B.C. ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY"S
BURNABY LAKE INTERURBAN LINE
BACK OF THE TRAM STATION
5 BAY GARAGE - 6664 DEER LAKE AVE.
HART HOUSE RESTAURANT
BUILT IN 1912
TUDOR REVIVAL STYLED COUNTRY ESTATE
A WAITER SETS A TABLE IN THE DINING ROOM
FIREPLACE IN THE MAIN ENTRANCE
OUTDOOR DINNING ON THE PATIO AND WEDDINGS ON THE LAWN
6543 DEER LAKE DR.
MAIN ENTRANCE AND 2 CAR CARPORT
BUILT IN 1965 - WEST COAST MODERN
DESIGN BY ARCHITECT ARTHUR ERICKSON
VIEW FROM DEER LAKE
BUILT IN 1913
A PA (PRODUCTION ASSISTANT) CLEARS THE DRIVEWAY WITH A LEAF BLOWER
ARTS & CRAFTS /GEORGIAN REVIVAL
DESIGNED BY F. L TOWNLEY
GUESS IT WON"T BE CALLED `DEERHOLME' FOR THE FILM PRODUCTION
A PA UNLOADS THE LOC (LOCATIONS) VAN
THE PRE RIG CREWS WERE HERE EARLIER IN THE DAY AND BLOCKED OFF SOME WINDOWS SO THEY CAN CONTROL THE LIGHT WHILE FILMING INSIDE
SET DEC (SET DECORATIONS) HAS CLEANED OUT THE OWNERS PERSONAL POSSESSIONS
IN THE OTHER ROOM SET DEC HAS DECORATED THE FIREPLACE FOR CHRISTMAS
VIEW OF DEER LAKE FROM THE BACK PORCH
THE GREENS DEPARTMENT HAS RAKED THE LEAVES OFF THE LAWN
BUILT IN 1912 - LARGE CRAFTSMAN STYLE BUNGALOW
5255 SPERLING AVE. - BUILT IN 1907 - ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLE
HIDDEN BY TREES THE HOUSE FACES EAST
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