“The Prospect” HCA Newsletter – November 2019

Some Highlights: FOR OVER A CENTURY, the community has enjoyed its view of 1558 Beach Drive. As a crown jewel of Oak Bay’s first Heritage Conservation Area, it stands as one of the last remaining Beach Drive mansions with its historic front garden still in existence. It provides the public with a glimpse of Oak Bay’s early evolution and [...]

By |November 29th, 2019|

“The Prospect” HCA Newsletter – March 2019

Some Highlights: The Scott property was, and is, quite unique; and I hope that the natural beauty of the land can be preserved. As you know, the Crane house was destroyed by fire many years ago through the negligence of a tenant. (The only thing I have that remains is the steel weathervane, in the shape of a sailing [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|

Council unanimously turns down Heritage Revitalization Agreement

On Monday, December 10th, at a Prospect Place - Wall Committee of the Whole meeting, councilors voted unanimously to turn down the Heritage Revitalization Agreement application for 1561 York Place as submitted. The Chamber was packed and at least 25 people were sitting or standing in the foyer. Council discussed and examined the application in a fair-minded, insightful and considerate manner. [...]

By |December 24th, 2018|