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Key Number: HS 18683
Site Name: Dr. Haig Residence
Other Names:
Site Type: 0101 - Residential: Single Dwelling

Location

ATS Legal Description:
Twp Rge Mer
9 21 4


Address: 1115 - 8 Avenue S
Number: 15
Street: 11 S
Avenue: 8 S
Other:
Town: Lethbridge
Near Town:

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Type Number Date View
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Architectural

Style:
Plan Shape: Rectangular Long Facade
Storeys: Storeys: 2
Foundation: Basement/Foundation Wall Material: Concrete
Superstructure: Nailed Frame
Superstructure Cover: Composition: Plaster or Stucco
Roof Structure: Flat
Roof Cover:
Exterior Codes: Window - Special Types: Round
Window - Special Types: Bay, Bow or Oriel
Window - Special Types: Stained Glass
Main Porch - Type: Recess
Exterior: It is resting on a concrete foundation.
Plan shape: diagonal placing on lot.
German architecture blocky, simple, non-decorative simple curves above entrance and upper storey door.
Interior: The interior floor is finished with hardwood stips and the walls and ceiling with plaster. In the central hall, the corners are rounded and the walls are curvilinear, the Streamline Moderne style.
Environment: This building is in a residential area where 99% of the houses are either bungalows or typical western residential housing. There is no threat of redevelopment of this area. The Haig property has been heavily landscaped with most of the original plants and trees still remaining. This house is not particularly conspicuous in the Lethbridge area, but it stands out in its neighbourhood because of its design, a good example of the International Style.
Condition:
Alterations: There have been no major alterations to the building, although the main floor has been carpetted and the kitchen modernized. The degree of original fabrica on this building is 100% on the exterior, and 90% on the interior, including the unique paintings on the walls of the livingroom and bedroom, and the octagonal doorknobs throughout the house.

Historical

Construction: Construction Date:
Constructed.
1937/01/01
Usage: Usage Date:
Residence
1937/01/01
Owner: Owner Date:
Dr. Arthur Haig
Arthur Aitcheson Haig & Phyllis Grace Haig
Phyllis Grace Haig
1937/01/01
1962/12/31
1986/12/29
Architect: N/A
Builder: Fordyce & Stevenson
Craftsman: N/A
History:

Internal

Status: Status Date:
signed)
Active

2004/03/05
Designation Status: Designation Date:
Provincial Historic Resource
1986/06/25
Register: N/A
Record Information: Record Information Date:
K. Williams 1989/06/22

Links

Internet:
Alberta Register of Historic Places: 4665-0470
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