Stewart Street Blog

The 1956 Stewart Street house. We are the 2nd owners.
What’s next?

“Here’s looking at you, kid”*

It’s not Morocco**, it’s Ontario.

It’s not Casablanca***, it’s Stewart Street.

And while Ontario isn’t equatorial and desert-like, it’s way warmer than Edmonton and Whitehorse. And it’s our newest project.

* Quote from the 1942 movie “Casablanca”
** Fingers crossed for a Morocco trip this year!
*** Casablanca is a main access road to Grimsby!

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Post-War Bungalows

The Dale house has a fascinating history, although it took a fair amount of digging to put the story together. Specifically, it was a part of a sweat-equity co-op that built homes for 81 families between 1953 and 1956. Impressively each co-op builder was expected to contribute 30 hours of labour PER week… over and … Continue reading

We’ve Been Here Before…

What happens when you have a handy guy and a design-crazy gal? Quite a bit, it turns out. We built our first house in Edmonton from a stock plan with only minor changes. Brian was a full-time meteorologist and Kelly was working in the RAH ICU, expecting kiddo #2. Brian did the majority of the … Continue reading

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