Arthur Erickson’s Home Faces The Wrecking Ball

By Brent Jang and Dave McGinn, Globe and Mail
March 27, 2013

The cottage is small, one-storey, a fixer-upper on a large parcel dominated by a garden and a pond. Spread across two lots in Vancouver’s coveted Point Grey neighbourhood, the property would be prized by developers eager to knock down the house and build a massive residence on each lot or perhaps even townhouses. But this little bungalow, mostly hidden from view by a tall hedge and trees, was once the beloved refuge of acclaimed architect Arthur Erickson, the garden’s serene setting helping to inspire designs for what would become world-renowned buildings. More …

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