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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|

The Prospect: A Heritage Conservation Area for Oak Bay

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 of Oak Bay Archives, [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|