Monday, 27 January 2014

Cottage Study No.2: small to large. A cottage suggests efficiency, easy construction, simplicity of form, within reach in every direction, a place to dwell or retreat to. East Vancouver is full of worker's cottages. Some are built from kits with options. Hip roofed or gabled; porched or stooped; adorned or not.

"Man, woman and child on front porch of house in Grandview- Cedar Cottage area. 190-?" Fruit trees and two rooms. Pioneers with an eye to the future. (CVA)

A white cottage on Windsor Street, no doubt standing when this was Kathleen Street, named after Kathleen Black, aunt of pioneer Dr. Black, and sister of Mrs. H.V. Edmonds. (J.S. Matthews, 1942- CVA)

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