740 Denman Street

Southeast corner of Denman Street and Alberni Street; Google Streets, searched June 23, 2019; image dated May 2018.

I updated the page on 740 Denman Street. This was the original address of a building on the southeast corner of Denman Street and Alberni Street.

I added historical references and information on the later uses of the property, including changes of address to this property and adjacent properties.

 

740 Denman Street, 742 Denman Street, 750 Denman Street, 760 Denman Street, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 49; [Cardero Street to Georgia Street to Denman Street to Haro Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-49-cardero-street-to-georgia-street-to-denman-street-to-haro-street.

1873 Beach Avenue

1873 Beach Avenue; detail from panoramic view of English Bay beach and Sylvia Court Apartments; July 19, 1919, Vancouver City Archives, PAN N77; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/panoramic-view-of-english-bay-beach-sylvia-court-apartments-decorated-in-great-peace-celebration-and-bathhouses-from-english-bay-pier.

 

I updated the page on 1873 Beach Avenue, which was on the north side of Beach Avenue, east of Gilford Street. It appears that it was a portion of a store that had 1875 Beach Avenue as its address.

I added historical references and information on the later uses of the property.

 

1875 Beach Avenue; 1875 Beach Avenue; 1883 Beach Avenue and 1881 Beach Avenue; 1913; detail from Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; Reference code – 1972-582-38 – Plate 63; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

1875 Beach Avenue

Location of 1873 Beach Avenue and 1875 Beach Avenue; detail from Sylvia Hotel, possibly 1940s, https://sylviahotel.com/history/ (W.A. Gale grocery was at 1875 Beach Avenue from the late 1930s until 1950.)

 

I updated the page on 1875 Beach Avenue, which was the site of a series of businesses, including a shoemaker’s business, a confectionery, and a series of grocery stores.

I added historical references and information on the later uses of the property.

 

1875 Beach Avenue; 1875 Beach Avenue; 1883 Beach Avenue and 1881 Beach Avenue; 1913; detail from Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; Reference code – 1972-582-38 – Plate 63; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

1842 Beach Avenue

The Pavilion and the Crescent, 1899, detail from English Bay Beach; Vancouver City Archives, Be P81; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-9.

The Pavilion and the Crescent, 1899, detail from English Bay Beach; Vancouver City Archives, Be P81; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-9.

I updated the page on 1842 Beach Avenue.

I added illustrations and newspaper extracts relating to the original bathing pavilions on this site. I also included material on later bathing pavilions and an aquarium that occupied one of the bathing pavilions from 1939 to the mid-1950s.

A crowd on the beach in front of the English Bay bathhouse, about 1910 [sic]; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1376-80.32; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/crowd-on-beach-in-front-of-english-bay-bathhouse.

A crowd on the beach in front of the English Bay bathhouse, about 1910 [sic]; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1376-80.32; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/crowd-on-beach-in-front-of-english-bay-bathhouse.

English Bay Bathing Pavilion; detail from An August day at English Bay, Vancouver B.C.; Vancouver City Archives, Be P144.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/august-day-at-english-bay-vancouver-b-c-2.

English Bay Bathing Pavilion; detail from An August day at English Bay, Vancouver B.C.; Vancouver City Archives, Be P144.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/august-day-at-english-bay-vancouver-b-c-2.