The City's 1986 Heritage Register is out-of-date and full of holes;
that means Roselawn Funeral Home may soon end up in one in a
landfill site. As this exquisite 1941 Mission-style building is
not listed on the Register, it has no protection against demolition.
building and land occupy 4 lots recently purchased by the Vancouver
Coastal Health Authority.
there is currently no development application, we understand Coastal
Health intends to move the North Health Unit into a new building
on this site. Roselawn deserves better!
comparison, the former Imperial Oil Service Station
(Malone's) on Cornwall, also Mission style, is listed as a 'B'
on the Register. Roselawn, an East Broadway landmark,
is at least as architecturally significant as Imperial Oil.
should be listed on the Register and be eligible for heritage
incentives. As the Home occupies only a portion of the site, the
City could offer heritage incentives to facilitate retention of
all or part of the existing building.