11 Oakwood Place, Hamilton, Ontario circa 1936
Every residence has a narrative and also you and I are lucky that the April 11, 2011 version of The Globe and Mail (and author Dave LeBlanc) has helped inform us this one!
The Art Moderne model is a sub-genre of the acquainted Art Deco motion which preceded it by a few dozen years.
The residence at 11 Oakwood is the second oldest Art Moderne residence in Hamilton, subsequent to this one on Inglewood Drive:
Now is your alternative to personal this Art Moderne (Masterpiece) — available on the market this Monday!
Check it out in all her glory photographed by Tom Vogel, beneath. And in the event you like what you see, please don’t hesitate because the barometer has been taken with my teaser posts, producing copious ranges of pleasure.
At almost 80 years FRESH, its wonderful simply how a lot is unique. A ‘preservationist paradise’ as brilliantly quoted by LeBlanc.
- Stucco Exterior…most probably is due to the excessive cement and quartz content material (which makes the house sparkle on sunny days).
- Cruise ship railings
- Wooden window frames with horizontal muntin bars
- Original lobby tiles
- Hardwood flooring
- Ceiling cornices with pressed rose and vine sample
- Built in wall sconces
- National-Park-Rustic model basement (concrete partitions are molded and painted to appear to be a log cabin)
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Photos by Tom Vogel, www.vogel-creative.com
Offered at $1,275,000
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- 11 Oakwood Place has a robust connection to MacMaster, with long-time former proprietor DR. William Walsh.
- William Walsh, MD, was a pillar of the brand new medical faculty and an integral a part of the Faculty of Health Sciences from his appointment because the Assistant Dean of Medicine in 1965 to his retirement in 1990. As one of many founders of the medical faculty, he was instrumental in creating its revolutionary curriculum. His fame as a pacesetter within the medical neighborhood helped the varsity achieve acceptance amongst space well being professionals. He held numerous management posts together with Director of Continuing Medical Education and Associate Dean of Education. A artistic and pioneering educator, Dr. Walsh fostered dedication to the self-discipline of drugs.