Bottle Dash

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Bottle Dash | Construction, Design Motif | A stucco dash variant utilizing broken glass bottles. Popular in Vancouver during the mid-20th Century. Buildings with bottle dash have bits of glass – most often brown beer, clear milk, green pop and blue milk of magnesia bottles – embedded in their exterior stucco finish instead of the more commonly used rock bits (aka, ‘rock dash’). For further study on the subject, click here.

Usage | “This ugly old scar on my arm is from wiping out against my Nana’s bottle dash house in East Van.”

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