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Residential Architecture

Exploring the residential streets south-west of the Canada Line King Edward Station, there is an eclectic mix of architecture, as in most Vancouver.

This charming 1930s blue and white house is described by John Atkin as: Cape Cod/Federal Colonial. It  nestles in greenery. I like the fact that the addition on the left clearly reads clearly as such.

W 26th Ave
W. 26th Ave: local mill panel siding- porch detail on right

 

W 26th Ave 2

 

My fondest memory is bringing an envelope here, then standing on the porch listening to a piano playing. I reluctantly tore myself away.

Across the road (published on the Quirky Roof Lines page, August 14, 2015) is another charming, quirky house with an exaggerated English style wrap edge on the gable:

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