Simonizing

 

1842 Alberni Street, 1836 Alberni Street and 1836½ Alberni Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 48 [Denman Street to Georgia Street to Chilco Street to Haro Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-48-denman-street-to-georgia-street-to-chilco-street-to-haro-street.

I added a new page on the Simonizing facility, which was at the rear of 1842 Alberni Street sometime during the period between 1910 and 1920. It appeared on a fire insurance map, but it was not in the Vancouver directories from 1910 to 1920.

990 Denman Street

980 Denman Street; 986 Denman Street; 990 Denman Street; 994 Denman Street; 996 Denman Street; 998 Denman Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver Vol. 1; 1913-1920; Chas. E. Goad Company; Plate 55; Vancouver City Archives; Item : 1972-582.30; [Cardero Street to Haro Street to Denman Street to Comox Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-55-cardero-street-to-haro-street-to-denman-street-to-comox-street.

I updated the page on 990 Denman Street, which is near the northeast corner of Denman Street and Nelson Street.

I added illustrations and information on the later uses of the property.

 

986 Denman Street and 990 Denman Street; Google Streets; searched August 9, 2019; image dated October 2018.

986 Denman Street

980 Denman Street; 986 Denman Street; 990 Denman Street; 994 Denman Street; 996 Denman Street; 998 Denman Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver Vol. 1; 1913-1920; Chas. E. Goad Company; Plate 55; Vancouver City Archives; Item : 1972-582.30; [Cardero Street to Haro Street to Denman Street to Comox Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-55-cardero-street-to-haro-street-to-denman-street-to-comox-street.

I updated the page on 986 Denman Street, which is near the northeast corner of Denman Street and Nelson Street.

I added illustrations and information on the historical and contemporary uses of the property.

 

986 Denman Street and 990 Denman Street; Google Streets; searched August 9, 2019; image dated October 2018.

1800 Georgia Street

Vancouver City Archives, Str N46.01 - [Ensign Motor Supply Company, 1800 West Georgia St.], about 1926, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/ensign-motor-supply-company-1800-west-georgia-st

Vancouver City Archives, Str N46.01 – [Ensign Motor Supply Company, 1800 West Georgia St.], about 1926, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/ensign-motor-supply-company-1800-west-georgia-st

I updated the page on 1800 Georgia Street, which was a small, one-storey building at the southwest corner of Georgia Street and Denman Street. For a time it was a grocery store and confectionery. The site was vacant in the 1921 and 1922 Vancouver directories. Later it became the location of a marine engine business.

I added illustrations and information on the later uses of the property.

 

1814 Georgia Street, 1800 Georgia Street and 1815 Alberni Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Vancouver City Archives, 1972-582.23; Plate 48 [Denman Street to Georgia Street to Chilco Street to Haro Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-48-denman-street-to-georgia-street-to-chilco-street-to-haro-street.

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.