Artist John Hallam displays his rendition of ‘Harrison House’ as it is being demolished behind him Friday.

Lasting impression

NANAIMO – Heritage building on Newcastle Avenue demolished Friday.

Artist John Hallam displays his rendition of ‘Harrison House’ as it is being demolished behind him Friday.

The home, build about 1900 by Hiram Woodward at the corner of Newcastle Avenue and Bryden Street, once belonged to former Nanaimo mayor and lawyer Victor Harrison who brought cult leader Brother XII to trial.

The city ordered its demolition after the property fell into disrepair.

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