"I think they're lifted up by the new housing," he declares. "You're protecting the older stuff of value by building new homes around it. A vibrant housing economy will protect the real pretty homes. They'll sell for enough money that you can't afford to buy them and tear them down."
In 50 years, will Wright's turn-of-the-century architecture be seen in the same light that Victoria Park's 50-year-old homes are now?
Oodles of charm: Jon Schwenzer (top) and his 1939 bungalow. Developer Glenn Wright (bottom) declares, "Over time, you'll see these [small houses] disappear."