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Learning about Heritage Conservation Presentation

  Hello Neighbours, As the weather cools down the momentum on heritage warms up. We are pleased to inform you of an upcoming community presentation, sponsored by the District of Oak Bay, on Learning About Heritage Conservation: Practices and Insight From Around the World. The presenter is Murray Miller, a retired Senior Heritage Planner with the City of Victoria until [...]

By | October 7th, 2017|

Oak Bay News Article – Heritage Conservation Area gets working group

Residents behind the proposed first Heritage Conservation Area in Oak Bay are buoyed by assignment of senior staff and council’s recent approval of a working group. The proposed HCA is bordered by York Place, San Carlos Avenue, a portion of Beach Drive and Oak Bay Avenue, and includes both Prospect Place and Broom Road. It also includes the shoreline of [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|

A wonderful gathering: The Six Streets Party of July 15th  

In the words of Sharman Minus, our enthusiastic and energetic party planner: “The inaugural Six Streets Meet, Greet and Eat party was a great success. Approximately 60 people attended. A big “Thank You” to everyone who helped with setting up and taking down, lending furniture, stocking coolers of ice, hauling tables and chairs, creating beautiful flower arrangements, keeping the children [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|

“The Prospect” HCA Newsletter – June 2017

Some Highlights: PICTURE PERFECT WEATHER... drew a crowd of 50 people interested in learning more about the cultural and architectural history of the proposed Heritage Conservation Area. Jane’s Walk—named for writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs — is a network of citizen-led walking tours held in May each year, around the globe. Led by volunteers and offered for free, [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|