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  1. 1. Parkdale  AHCC*  Addition * Attainable Housing Calgary Corporation 
  2. 2. Setting the Context
  3. 3. 1913 Historical streetscape
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>defined Parkdale until end of WWII </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 historic houses that line north side of Parkdale Boulevard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 - 200 blocks 37th Street N.W. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>represented Calgary's major economic and development 1910-13 boom </li></ul></ul>Parkdale's Historic Streetscape
  5. 5. <ul><li>Betz Residence (1913) 3220 Parkdale Blvd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 1/2 storey, wood-frame </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Craftsman style  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>complex roofline  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>paired crossed gables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>open, wraparound veranda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mock half-timbering of the gables comprising rough-cast stucco  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>shingle cladding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>exposed purlins and rafter tails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wooden shingle cladding and mock open tongue-and-groove </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wooden eaves with exposed rafter tails and purlins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fenestration pattern </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>source </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Withrow Residence (1911) 3210 Parkdale Boulevard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>piers which extend above the roofline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mock half-timbering in the gables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>gable-on-hip roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 1/2 one-storey, wood-frame </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Craftsman style bungalow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>stucco cladding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>broad, bracketed eaves  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>broad eaves with exposed rafter tails and triangular eave brackets;  </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><ul><li>two-storey, wood-frame </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Queen Anne Revival style house </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hipped roof with a lower cross gable enclosed by a pent roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a full-width, open front veranda  source </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hill Residence (1912) 3208 Parkdale Blvd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>bay window </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rectangular form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wooden, clapboard siding,  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>corner boards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>skirting board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>board stringcourse between the first and second floors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>closed,wooden tongue-and-groove eaves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The fenestration, including the front and side bay windows; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>second-storey balcony </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Birtch Residence (1912) 3204 Parkdale Boulevard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-storey, rectangular form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wood-frame construction with wooden, narrow-width lapped siding, corner boards, skirting board, and board string course between the first and second floors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hipped roof with a lower cross gable enclosed by a pent roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>closed, wooden tongue-and-groove eaves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Queen Anne Revival style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The fenestration, including the front and side bay windows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>full-width open, front veranda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>second-storey balcony </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><ul><li>  1 1/2 storey, wood-frame </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Craftsman style bungalow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>side-gable roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>balcony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>exposed rafter tails and purlins.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>paired dormer that incorporates a balcony is an </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>unusual variant of the bungalow form. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>two city lots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wooden, narrow-width lapped siding and shingle cladding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fenestration pattern </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full-width, open, front veranda. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Gray Residence (3106 Parkdale Boulevard N.W.) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fenestration with multi-pane wooden-sash casement windows and wooden,hung-sash windows;  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>side bay windows with shed roofs; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open, full-width front veranda supported by squared and tapered single and grouped supports on red-brick piers;  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>solid, red-brick balustrades and stair walls; cast stone caps and railings. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rectangular, one-and-one-half-storey, bungalow form;  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wood-frame construction with wooden-shingle cladding  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broad, side-gable roof with central, front dormer, open, wooden togue-and-groove eaves with exposed rafter tails and triangular brackets;  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>external brick chimney   </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. What could be built new that would fit this historical context? reflects and blends into the setting? respects value of human scale
  12. 12. Pleasant human scale, street level versus ... 
  13. 16. <ul><ul><li>Neighbourhood Patterns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architectural Patterns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landscape Patterns </li></ul></ul>Example of a complementary structure that would blend into Parkdale Blvd historical streetscape
  14. 17. Multi-Family Row Housing: Human Scale <ul><ul><li>Open front veranda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cladding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>size and placement of fenestration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>aesthetic fenestration as integral detail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>street-level access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>landscaping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>human scale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>walkability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>steep pitched roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  facia line at 1st story element </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 m sidewalk setback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>finished floor is less than or equal to 24&quot; from grade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
  15. 18. Multi-Family Row Housing: Human Scale <ul><ul><li>planters at grade for every unit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>natural materials including cedar shake, brick, stone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>recessed 2nd and 3rd stories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  wide eaves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>deep soffits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
  16. 19. <ul><ul><li>Open front veranda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cladding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>size and placement of fenestration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>street-level access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  landscaping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>human scale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>walkability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
  17. 23. The  roof pitch  Victorian houses: 6 to 14 in 12.
  18. 25. <ul><ul><li>Bay window </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cladding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>landscaping </li></ul></ul>
  19. 26. Here are two examples of buildings that would blend with the existing treasured streetscape: