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Brig. Gen. Victor Odlum House

Photo Credit: Brian Kipp

Address

2530 Point Grey Road, Vancouver BC

Neighbourhood

Point Grey

Type

Residential

Significance

A

Description

Also known as the Matthew Logan house, 2530 Point Grey Rd. was built in 1910 for Matthew S. Logan, a businessman and a Park Board Commissioner from 1916-1919, and was designed by prominent Vancouver architects Honeyman & Curtis. Logan’s impressive home cost $9000 to build. In 1928 it became the home of Victor Odlum, a Brigadier-General, newspaper publisher, politician and philanthropist.

This house has an interesting combination of stone veneer, wood siding and stucco, and a prominent semi-circular porch and balustrade above the entrance. The half-timbering is typical of tudor revival style homes, as is the dominant cross gable of the front facade and asymmetrical massing. In 2011, architect Robert Lemon designed an update for this home, while conserving its heritage features.

Source

British Columbia City Directories, Historical Vancouver Building Permit. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver