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Glorious Victorians: Celebrating Residential Architecture in British Columbia's Capital

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From cabins to castles, Victoria has a truly amazing collection of beautiful homes. But what makes one house a heritage building, and another one bulldozer bait?

Glorious Victorians celebrates buildings that reflect changing architectural fashions that tell a story about the prosperity of British Columbia's capital city. What is Queen Anne style? Did a premier live here? Wh
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published 2011 by Old Goat Press
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Cheryl
Apr 06, 2012 rated it liked it
This is a stroll around Victoria, admiring mostly old interesting houses, accompanied by a running commentary by an enthusiastic heritage house wonk. The layout is colourful and clean, lovely to look at, and numerous large colour photos dominate the book. Occasionally an old black and white photo is also provided so that old and new can be compared. Each house is described in just two or three brief paragraphs that land on the key info, such as who built and designed it, perhaps how much it cost ...more
Glen Mofford
Dec 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
What a lovely and well laid-out book. If you like history and architecture, then this book is a must read - not only for its content but for its clear and informative writing. Thank-you for this fine book Nick Russell.
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