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Duke St. 0601 (School converted to seniors' apartments) Cambridge
1889 - still standing


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  • Birth  constructed 1889  601 Duke St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Unknown 
    Former Geographic Area  Preston 
    Purpose  1975  601 Duke St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fairview Mennonite Home 
    School  601 Duke St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name  Preston School Apartments Cambridge 
    Died  still standing 
    Person ID  I651  Buildings and Organizations
    Last Modified  29 Jun 2012 

  • Notes 
    • Preston School Apartments

      601 Duke St., Cambridge www.fairviewmennonitehomes.com/fairview/services/independent.htm

      Architect: Gerald Musselman; Mark/Musselman/McIntyre/Combe Architects (1979)
      Year Built: 1853-1892. Renovated 1979 Preston School Apartments has struggled through history. Built using indigenous stone, the school was the first to offer free education in Upper Canada. Ravaged by fire and slated for demolition, the historic Central Public School building was renovated and preserved as seniors housing.1a

      1aPast Doors Open Waterloo Region Sites http://www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/discoveringTheRegion/resources/DoorsOpenPastSites.pdf

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - constructed 1889 - 601 Duke St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPurpose - Fairview Mennonite Home - 1975 - 601 Duke St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSchool - - 601 Duke St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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