Streetscape Character Analysis of Hess Street South

Durand Neighbourhood

This Streetscape Character Analysis (SCA) is focussed on Hess Street South, on a portion of the street near the southern boundary of the Durand neighbourhood. The streetscape is made up of larger housing typology situated just below the Niagara Escarpment. The house marked with a * indicates the reference house for the analysis.

The SCA for this area demonstrates that the dominant character is B-B-A. See below for details on how this was determined.

Front Yards  
Number of HousesDominant Character
Group A: Fully landscaped yard0
Group B: Landscaped in front of the house width only11X
Group C: Landscaped in front of part of the house8
Group D: Small or no landscaped yard0
Parking and Driveways  
Number of HousesDominant Character
Group A: No streetscape impact from on-site parking0
Group B: Low streetscape impact from on-site parking18X
Group C: Medium streetscape impact from on-site parking1
Group D: High streetscape impact from parking0
Main Door  
Number of HousesDominant Character
Group A: Main door facing the street18X
Group B: Main door does not face the street1