1558 Beach Drive

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Times Colonist Article – March 11, 1989 (Morris home – 1558 Beach Drive)

2016-12-26T11:32:52+00:00 October 8th, 2016|

"Oak panelling, stained glass featured in Morris home" by Geoffrey Castle Much has been said and written about two particular Victoria architects – Francis M. Rattenbury and Samuel Maclure. Rattenbury, who was happiest with non-residential work, is synonymous with the Parliament Buildings and the Empress Hotel. Maclure, on the other hand, who designed several hundred good [...]

Historic Landmark Treasure At Risk!

2017-04-29T16:03:02+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|

1558 Beach Drive soon after it was built in 1912 As concerned friends and neighbours, we care about the heritage values of our community and want to see them preserved. Of Oak Bay's 30 designated heritage houses, 11 are situated in the immediate area. The J. W. Morris house is the crown jewel in [...]