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Key Number: HS 9971
Site Name: Bow-on-Tong Co.
Other Names:
Site Type: 0104 - Residential: Apartment Building
0409 - Mercantile/Commercial: Specialty Store or Shop

Location

ATS Legal Description:
Twp Rge Mer
9 21 4


Address: 316 - 2 Avenue S
Number: 16
Street: 3 S
Avenue: 2 S
Other:
Town: Lethbridge
Near Town:

Media

Type Number Date View
Source

Architectural

Style:
Plan Shape: Rectangular Short Facade
Storeys: Storeys: 2
Foundation: Basement/Foundation Wall Material: Brick
Superstructure: Nailed Frame
Superstructure Cover: Brick - Bond: Other
Roof Structure: Shed
Roof Cover:
Exterior Codes: Massing of Units: Single Detached
Wings: None
Number of Bays - Facade: First or Ground Floor, 3 Bays
Wall Design and Detail: Entablature
Wall Design and Detail: Plain Parapet
Wall Design and Detail: Stepped Parapet
Wall Design and Detail: Inscription or Date Stone
Wall Design and Detail: Decorative Brick
Wall Design and Detail: Upper Storey Door
Plain Eaves
Roof Trim - Verges: Not Applicable
Dormer Type: None
Chimney Location - Side to Side: Centre
Chimney Location - Side to Side: Other
Chimney Location - Front to Rear: Rear
Chimney Stack Material: Brick
Chimney Stack Massing: Single
Roof Trim - Special Features: None
Window - Structural Opening Shape: Flat
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Head: Continuous
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Head: Flat Arch, Vertical Joint
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Sides: Plain
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Sides: Other
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Material: Wood
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Material: Brick
Window - Sill Type: Plain Lug Sill
Window - Sill Material: Wood
Window - Sill Material: Brick
Window - Trim Within Structural Opening - Head: Flat Transom, Blind
Window - Number of Sashes: One
Window - Number of Sashes: Two, Double Hung
Window - Opening Mechanism: Single or Double Hung
Window - Opening Mechanism: Fixed
Window - Special Types: None
Main Entrance - Location: Centre (Facade)
Main Entrance - Location: 2 or More (Facade)
Main Entrance - Structural Opening Shape: Flat
Main Entrance - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Head: Flat Arch, Vertical Joint
Main Entrance - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Sides: Quoins
Main Entrance - Trim Outside Structural Opening Material: Wood
Main Entrance - Trim Outside Structural Opening Material: Brick
Main Entrance - Trim Within Structural Opening - Head: Flat Transom, Multiple Lights
Main Entrance - Trim Within Structural Opening - Sides: None
Main Entrance - Number of Leaves: 1
Main Entrance - Number of Panels Per Leaf: Not Applicable
Main Entrance - Leaves - Special Feature: Vertical Board
Main Entrance - Leaves - Special Feature: Glass
Main Stairs - Location and Design: None
Main Stairs - Direction: None
Main Porch - Type: Closed Porch
Main Porch - Material: Wood
Main Porch - Height: First Storey
Exterior: Decorative frieze N elevation radiating voussors over windows. Large window paned store front.
Decorative brick entablature at pediment, brick surround for signage; wood cornice over wood store front; basement exposed at rear maybe concrete or plaster over brick.
Interior: Decorative metal ceiling. Hardwood floors. Deteriorating (2004)
Environment: Building is integral part of important and historic block in Lethbridge's Chinatown. CBD - Chinatown
Condition:
Alterations: Back 1/3 could be later addition.

Historical

Construction: Construction Date:
Construction Started
Construction Completed
1907/01/01
1919/01/01
Usage: Usage Date:
Mercantile/Commercial: Specialty Store or Shop
Residential: Single Dwelling
Mercantile/Commercial: Specialty Store or Shop


1910/01/01
Owner: Owner Date:
F. Leong (1930-1972)
Wing Wong Chong
1930/01/01
1972/01/01
Architect: N/A
Builder: N/A
Craftsman: N/A
History: Original owner Wing Wong Chong owner 1972. F. Ledng - Purchased 1930 Bowon Tong Original store founded 19th Century Powell St. Vancouver B.C.
Store main floor residence second floor ' Bow - on - Tong' means ' Good Health Store' Early names of building Kwang - On - Lung Tai Sang Wing.

Internal

Status: Status Date:
Active
Active
1972/01/01
2004/02/17
Designation Status: Designation Date:
(not assigned)

Register:
Record Information: Record Information Date:
WANG 1979/03/01

Links

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