Powell Street

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These were another example of the gingerbread style homes.  The small lot subdivision code allowed this one lot to be subdivided into two lots.  By utilizing exterior products of shingles and gingerbread trim, the house achieved an authentic look of the 1920s.  Many people questioned whether these homes were renovations rather than being built from the ground up as they resembled the existing heritage style homes in the neighbourhood.