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Lawlor House to Be Designated A Heritage Property

(Tuesday, January 28/2003)-- Mayor Peter Kelly and Councillor John Cunningham (District 10-Dartmouth Center) will officially unveil a plaque tomorrow designating Lawlor House, in Dartmouth, as a municipal heritage property.

The building was constructed in 1872 for the Lawlor family. Alexander Lawlor, a bookkeepr, and his wife, Isobel, lived in and owned the property until 1910. From 1910 to 1998, it was owned by various members of the Smith family, until they sold it to the current owners, Terry and Mike Doiron. The Doiron's operate a design company, Oak Leaf Interiors, from this building at 38 King Street.

The building is a two-and-a-half storey wooden structure, designed in the Second Empire Style. The mansard roof is one unique feature of the building.

When: Wednesday, January 29, 2003
Where: 38 King Street, Dartmouth
Time: Noon


Kevin Barrett
Heritage Planner
(902) 490-4419

John O'Brien
Corporate Communications Officer
(902) 490-6531

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