Vanishing Vancouver (what was and what is)

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX City REC# 153716

Vancouver has seen a variety of home styles since the in-ground mud huts of the 19th Century many of these styles still exist today. Some have claimed heritage status while many others unfortunately... have not.

 

 

The Milestones for home design in Vancouver were;

 

- 1886 [Victorian] [pioneer]

- 1890 [Early Cottage]

- 1905 [Edwardian] [Craftsman]

 

- 1910

   [Craftsman] [Craftsman Bungalow]

           [Front Gabled 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 Storey Craftsman]

           [Side Gabled 1 1/2 Storey Craftsman]

           [Arts and Crafts] [Tudor Revival]

           [Mission Revival]

           [Dutch Colonial Revival]

 

- 1920

           [Interwar Arts and Crafts]

           [Georgian Revival]

           [Norman Revival]

           [Spanish Colonial Revival]

 

- 1925 [English Storybook] [French Storybook]

- 1930 [Modern]

- 1935 [Mid-Century Builder]

- 1940 [West Coast Modern]

- 1950 [Split Level]

- 1965 [Vancouver Special]

- 1985 [Millennium Builder]

 

 

 

The following eras saw the birth of a variety of home styles and designs. Many styles and designs continued into the next eras and are still being built today.

 

 

1886 - 1905 


- Victorian

 

1886 – 1910

 

- Pioneer

 

 

1886 - 1915 

 

- Gabled Vernacular

Queen Ann Revival by Tom Ikonomou - Vancouver Real Estate Expert

 

- Queen Ann Revival


- Colonial Revivals

 

1890 - 1925 

 

- Early cottage


 
1905 – 1913

 

- Edwardian 

 

 

1910 – 1930

 

- Craftsman

- Craftsman Bungalow

- Front Gabled 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 Storey Craftsman

- Side Gabled 1 1/2 Storey Craftsman

- Arts and Crafts

 

 

1910 – 1940

 

- Tudor Revival

- Mission Revival

- Dutch Colonial Revival

 

 

1920 – 1940

 Interwar Arts and Crafts by Tom Ikonomou - Vancouver Real Estate

- Interwar Arts and Crafts

- Georgian Revival

- Norman Revival

- Spanish Colonial Revival

 

 

1925 – 1940

 

- English Storybook

- French Storybook

 

 

1930 – 1940

 

- Modern

 

1935 – 1965

 Mid -century builder by Tom Ikonomou - Vancouver Real Estate

- Mid-Century Builder

 

1940 – 1965

 

- West Coast Modern

 

 

1950 – 1970

 

- Split Level

 

1950 – 1975

 

- Rancher

 

1965 – 1985

 

- Vancouver Special 

 

1985 - present

 

- Millennium Builder 

 

 

Vancouver is currently in the congruence of the next era of home design. It’s an exciting time to live in Vancouver and watch the evolution of the next generation of home style & design.

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