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Thursday, January 24, 2008

People: Staying Put




Susan Hollis, Vancouver Courier
Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2008


Jean and Charles Russell have lived in a tiny home on Commercial Drive for more than 60 years on what is now a rich piece of real estate. Realtors are hounding them to sell, but they can’t imagine living anywhere else.
Photograph by : Photo-Dan Toulgoet


There is a large patch of grass tucked behind a peeling, boarded-up building on Commercial Drive. The land sits east on the street between McSpadden and Fifth, and is an anomaly amidst the rows of stores and eateries. Not a park, not public land of any kind, it is separated from the hustle by little more than a waist-high shrub, but manages to maintain its privacy. The yard is green and lovingly maintained, though more observant passersby will notice that the once-flourishing gardens have grown sparse over recent years.


Read the full story here.

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1 Comments:

At 12:37 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr & Mrs Russell, I live near and work on the drive and I give you all my support; nestle in. You are always pleasant to me as I pass by on my way. I wish you both all the best in 2008.

Ps. If you ask, those that wish to occupy your beautiful home, garden and space, make them pay X 10.

KAØS INFLǚX

 

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