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Making history: DNV hands out its annual heritage awards

THE HISTORIANS – Dick Lazenby (left) and Len Corben. -  Mayvis Corben photo
THE HISTORIANS – Dick Lazenby (left) and Len Corben.
— image credit: Mayvis Corben photo

Longtime North Shore historians, Dick Lazenby and Outlook columnist Len Corben, were among those presented with awards by the District of North Vancouver on Feb. 17 during B.C.’s annual Heritage Week.

Both were recipients in the Heritage Advocacy category, Lazenby for archival research donated to the North Vancouver Archives and Corben for his latest book, PLAY IT AGAIN! A Century PLUS of North Shore Sports Stories. A third award went to Selwyn Pullan for heritage home photography.

Those recognized for Renovations and Maintenance of a Heritage Register Home were architect Ken Best and owner Susan McKilligan of 2576 Edgemont Boulevard.

Two homes were selected in the Maintenance of a Heritage Home competition: Marianne Goco and Christopher Ramsey for their 1919-built residence at 850 Hendry Avenue and Otto and Sheila Wetzlmayr for their house at 606 East Windsor Road, originally constructed in 1912-13.

The Award of Excellence in the Advisory Design Panel category went to a large group involved with the light industrial building at 1515 Barrow Street; with honourable mention going to those taking part in the Cove Gardens townhouse development at 4310 Gallant Avenue.

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