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The Prospect Neighbourhood – Oak Bay’s first Heritage Conservation Area

We have been meaning to share this good news for a while, and now -- during the COVID-19 pandemic -- it may be a welcome reminder of the good things a community can achieve when working together on a shared cause. In February, Oak Bay Council unanimously gave approval to the bylaw which officially establishes the area bounded by [...]

By |April 22nd, 2020|

“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|