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Lumsden House

Photo Credit: Bob Hare

Address

1170 Comox St, Vancouver BC

Neighbourhood

Mole Hill

Type

Residential

Significance

A

Description

This house was built in 1898 by Edward Hobson. One of the earliest known examples of Edwardian builder in the city, it features a symmetrical front window treatment, doric porch columns, and a hippied roof with a wide bellcast. We are looking for more information on EJ Lumsden.

This house is painted in VHF True Colours: Body (lower) – Comox Gold, Body (upper) – Pendrell Red, Trim – Hastings Red, Sash – Gloss Black, Deck and Stairs – Edwardian Porch Grey

Source

Vancouver Heritage Inventory Phase II 1986 Summary Report, Mole hill walking tour