Great Day To Unveil A Plaque!

This afternoon, during a gathering at 1350 Graveley Street, we unveiled our plaque to the oldest surviving house in Grandview. Members of GHG were graciously welcomed by the Calogero family who have carefully maintained the house since the 1970s, and we were joined by neighbours, and descendants of the Wheeling family who built the houseContinue reading “Great Day To Unveil A Plaque!”

Meeting Notes: March 2017

Another good turn out for our March meeting, and another good session of heritage and history talk. Heritage Renvation Issues: ¬†We were joined by Cynthia who owns a heritage house on Semlin. More than a decade ago, she built a sunroom on her deck and made some changes to the old cottage at the footContinue reading “Meeting Notes: March 2017”

Meeting Notes: January 2017

We had another great turnout for our first meeting of the year last night, and we managed to cover a great deal of ground. Eric began with his regular What’s Happening in the Neighbourhood review The Cultch’s Green House on Venables appears to be occupied now after an excellent program of renovation and restoration; TheContinue reading “Meeting Notes: January 2017”

The House That Wouldn’t Fade

At the last GHG meeting, we reported that Donato Calogero gave a wonderful presentation on the history of his house at 1350 Graveley Street. The research indicates that the house is almost certainly the oldest existing house in Grandview, having been moved twice in its 116 year life. Donato has graciously allowed us to includeContinue reading “The House That Wouldn’t Fade”