153-5-7 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings, 1972 aka 155 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, Ontario
Description
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Type
Photographs
Description
At time of photographing, it was noted on the blue index card that the building owner was Mr. P. Grace who resided at 1127 Lavender Lane, Oakville, Ontario. Tenants were Mr. W.V. Sydenborgh (Sound Systerms) and Ezekiel Smith (watchmaker). They estimated the building had been constructed in 1869.

The store sign is "Arcade Sound Systems".

The building is Designated by the Town of Oakville under Parts IV and V of the Ontario Heritage Act.

Unfortunately, the photo resolution and size is small, the images are out of focus and the photographer did not adjust for bright sunshine so the quality of the images is limited.
Notes
Click on "Select Pages" above to view the building photographs. Image No. 2 is the front of the Parks Canada cataloguing index card.

In December 1971, January 1972, Parks Canada photographed those buildings that were 100 or more years old. This Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings was a Centennial Project.

The Trafalgar Township Historical Society has worked with Parks Canada and Library and Archives Canada to find the photographs taken in the Trafalgar Township and Town of Oakville areas. The collection will grow as we prepare the images.

The TTHS has also shared the images with the Town of Oakville Heritage Planners to increase local availability and to ensure local preservation.

Each TTHS internet record shows the back of the identifying information card first. This is to prevent any errors in reading the handwritten address held up on a clipboard for each address - we have noted that sometimes the address number is illegible or incorrect.

All TTHS records in this collection can be found in one step by clicking on the "Groups" link on the right of your screen, "Parks Canada. Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings, 1970-1972. Trafalgar Township & Oakville."
Inscriptions
Coding on the blue card front with the contact sheet images of the photographs: 06177000200155. 060ZDD. Roll 3,4,5 Team 1.

Coding on the back of the card: 06177000200155.
Date Of Event
May 1972
Subject(s)
Local identifier
TTCIHB0001079
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4447179279655 Longitude: -79.6695143193436
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
153-5-7 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings, 1972 aka 155 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, Ontario
Terms of Use
Acknowledgement to the work of Parks Canada. Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings, 1970-1972, Trafalgar Township and Oakville, and of the Trafalgar Township Historical Society is required.
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email:michelle@tths.ca
Website:

Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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153-5-7 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings, 1972 aka 155 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, Ontario


At time of photographing, it was noted on the blue index card that the building owner was Mr. P. Grace who resided at 1127 Lavender Lane, Oakville, Ontario. Tenants were Mr. W.V. Sydenborgh (Sound Systerms) and Ezekiel Smith (watchmaker). They estimated the building had been constructed in 1869.

The store sign is "Arcade Sound Systems".

The building is Designated by the Town of Oakville under Parts IV and V of the Ontario Heritage Act.

Unfortunately, the photo resolution and size is small, the images are out of focus and the photographer did not adjust for bright sunshine so the quality of the images is limited.