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Common Name Grad House
Municipal Address 200 University Ave
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Building Demolished No
Postal Code N2L3G1
Neighbourhood University of Waterloo
Local Municipality Waterloo
Province Ontario
Construction Date c 1906
Type of Recognition Municipal Register
Building Form
Massing Units Single Detached Single Detached
Plan Irregular Irregular
Wings Rear and Side(s) Rear and Side(s)
Storeys Two Two
Main Exterior Wall
Basement / Foundation Wall Material Stone Stone
Miscellaneous Materials Stucco Stucco
Roof shape and Detail
Roof Type Hip Hip
Roof Surface Material Asphalt Shingle Asphalt Shingle
Roof Trim - Eaves Plain Plain
Typical Window
Structural Opening Flat Flat, Semicircular Semicircular
Sash Arrangement Double-Hung Double-Hung
Special Pane Arrangment - Double-Hung 1/1 1/1
Main Entrance
Location Centre (facade) Centre (facade)
Structural Opening Flat Flat
Entrance Special Features 1 Leaf 1 Leaf
Access
Entrance Stair Ground Floor Ground Floor
Property Features
Landscape Trees Trees
Design
Architect N/A
Statement of Significance
Description of Property -
Statement of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest -storeys and a three-
Character-Defining Elements - proximity to the John E. Brubacher House

Character defining elements that contribute to the design or physical value of the Grad House include:
- three-bay façade
- two-storey construction
- wood frame, impressed concrete and stucco construction
- hipped roof
- rear summer kitchen
- chimney
- side and rear additions

Character defining elements that contribute to the contextual value of the Grad House include:
- original situation on a grassy knoll on South Campus
- fruit and shade trees
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Draft Statement of Significance for the Grad House
Draft Statement of Significance for the Grad House. © Heritage Resources Centre
Draft Statement of Significance, prepared by the Heritage Resources Centre

Grad House News Article (1)
Grad House News Article (1)
News Article - Record March 14, 2008

Grad House News Article (2)
Grad House News Article (2)
From the Record - December 22, 2007

Picture of the Founding of UW with Grad House in Background
Picture of the Founding of UW with Grad House in Background

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Last updated 2016-01-29 10:59:03.063
Group Heritage Resources Centre
Added By Robert Shipley
Date Added September 30, 2012
Last Modified By Jessica Battrick
Date Last Modified January 29, 2016
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