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Learning about Heritage Conservation Presentation

2017-10-08T14:28:32+00:00 October 7th, 2017|

  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 [...]

The Prospect: A Heritage Conservation Area for Oak Bay

2017-05-16T10:08:29+00:00 May 16th, 2017|

The Prospect: A Heritage Conservation Area for Oak Bay A lecture presented by Stuart Stark, Heritage Consultant for the Oak Bay Community Association on April 22, 2017 at the Monterey Centre, Oak Bay. All content © Copyright. Stuart Stark & Associates 2017 Used with permission by the Protect Oak Bay Heritage Group Historic photos courtesy [...]

Another quote from a neighbour

2016-12-20T20:20:09+00:00 January 4th, 2017|

Here's a remark from a long term Oak Bay resident who lives nearby about preserving our neighbourhood as an Heritage Conservation Area..... "This is a rare and really important little enclave of historically valuable and beautiful homes of similar style and age that have been preserved through generations." - JS Beach Drive

A quote from a neighbour

2016-12-20T20:19:26+00:00 December 20th, 2016|

Here's what one neighbour recently said about 1558 Beach Drive ... "This is a rare and valuable feature of our community that cannot be retrieved once lost. This particular house is the anchor of the group, and architecturally significant on its own right." - JS Oak Bay

Heritage Conservation Area

2016-12-26T11:32:52+00:00 September 29th, 2016|

A Heritage Conservation Area is about protecting the historic fabric and beauty of our neighbourhood for everyone. Also it is about enabling neighbourhood participation in local development and planning decisions. And the evidence is clear: an HCA enhances residential property values.  Click to download PDF of the document

Globe and Mail Article – September 5, 2016

2016-09-05T21:36:41+00:00 September 5th, 2016|

Globe and Mail Article: Toronto's Baby Point seeks heritage status to fend off 'monster homes' Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/torontos-baby-point-seeks-heritage-status-to-fend-off-monster-homes/article31695441/