Culture & Heritage

George Little House

3100 Kalum Street

General Information

Type of Resource: Building
Civic Address: 3100 Kalum Street
Legal Property Description: Parcel A, District Lots 361 and 369, Coast District, Plan PRP41812
Construction Date: 1914
Architect/Builder: Will Little, Builder
Current Owner: City of Terrace
Designated Municipal Heritage Site: Heritage Designation (George Little House Municipal Heritage Site) bylaw No. 1828-2005

Historic Details

The primary residence of George (and Clara) Little, founder of the City of Terrace. The home is representative of the architectural style of quality pre-WWI houses in B.C. This building has been full restored and represents significant value to the community history and culture. George Little's brother Will carried out much of the construction work. Will Little was responsible for building many fine homes in the city. Although the house is not on its original site, on Lakelse Avenue, it remains virtually unchanged since the initial construction.

Today

Today, the main floor is used as a VIA Rail train station for passenger service and as a regional tourism facility offering retail and community event space. The second floor contains office and conference/meeting room rental spaces and the basement houses a First Nations carving studio.

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