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Hirschfeld House

Photo Credit: Madeleine de Trenqualye

Address

1963 Comox St, Vancouver BC

Neighbourhood

West End

Type

Residential

Protection

D

Significance

A

Description

A Swiss chalet style Craftsman bungalow of 1910 designed by Gamble and Knapp, features river stone in the garden, leaded-glass windows, half-timbered gables, big brackets and eaves. The AC Hirschfeld House was built for the real estate broker and prominent businessman with mining interests in Atlin, Dawson and South Africa and was later editor and advertising manager for the Vancouver World.

Source

Vancouver Heritage Inventory Phase II 1986 Summary Report, Exploring Vancouver The Architectural Guide by Harold Kalman & Robin Ward