Century-old Richmond cottage restoration wins parks award

Journal of Commerce

The careful restoration of a century-old cottage has netted Richmond, B.C. an award from the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA).

The Edwardian Cottage at Terra Nova Rural Park was recognized by the BCRPA’s provincial Facility Excellence Award for projects with a capital cost of less than $1 million. …

“The outstanding work at the Edwardian Cottage is just one example of our commitment to creating one community together to celebrate Richmond’s unique and diverse heritage,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie in a press release. “The building is a heritage asset not only for the City of Richmond, but for the entire country. It reflects the industry and socio-economic realities of the early 20th century which are significant not just to Richmond, but to all Canadians.” …

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