1899 Beach Avenue

Sylvia Grocery, detail from Sylvia Court, English Bay, about 1932 [sic]; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 99-2632; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/sylvia-court-english-bay.

I updated the page on 1899 Beach Avenue. This was the address for the Sylvia Grocery, which was on the ground floor of the Sylvia Court Apartments (later called the Sylvia Hotel).

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

 

Sylvia Court apartments; 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.

 

1885 Beach Avenue

 

Sylvia Court, detail from An August day at English Bay, Vancouver B.C., about 1914, Vancouver City Archives, Be P144.2; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/august-day-at-english-bay-vancouver-b-c-2.

Sylvia Court, detail from An August day at English Bay, Vancouver B.C., about 1914, Vancouver City Archives, Be P144.2; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/august-day-at-english-bay-vancouver-b-c-2.

 

Sylvia Court apartments; 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.

 

I updated the page on 1885 Beach Avenue, which was an alternative address for part of the Sylvia Court Apartments (later called the Sylvia Hotel). The main address for Sylvia Court was 1154 Gilford Street.

I added information on two of the residents at this address.

Morton Lodge

Morton Lodge - Detail From Red and White truck - Detail from City of Vancouver Archives CVA 99-4562; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/red-and-white-truck-being-loaded-in-front-of-red-and-white-store-on-morton-street;rad

Morton Lodge – Detail From Red and White truck – Detail from City of Vancouver Archives CVA 99-4562; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/red-and-white-truck-being-loaded-in-front-of-red-and-white-store-on-morton-street;rad.

 

Morton Lodge - Detail From English Bay Beach, City of Vancouver Archives - AM1535 - CVA 99-214 - date 1917; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-14;rad

Morton Lodge – Detail From English Bay Beach, City of Vancouver Archives – AM1535 – CVA 99-214 – date 1917; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-14;rad

 

I updated the page on Morton Lodge, which was on the north side of Morton Avenue, between Denman Street and Gilford Street.

 

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

 

“The Morton” 1895 [sic] Morton 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.

1970 Haro Street

1900 block of Haro Street, south side, Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

I added a new page on 1970 Haro Street.

I included information on the current apartment building at 1970 Haro Street, along with information on two previous structures that were on the property.

 

1970 Haro Street; Google Streets, 3D view; searched June 11, 2019; image dated April 2009.

1935 Haro Street

1935 Haro Street; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

 

I added a new page on 1935 Haro Street, which is the address associated with District Lot 185; Block 66, Lot 28.

It was originally part of the yard surrounding the house at 1945 Haro Street.

 

1945 Haro 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 historical references and information on the later uses of the property.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 20, 1988, page C8, columns 1-4.

 

1877 Haro Street

Vancouver Sun, March 25, 1939, page 26, columns 3-5.

I added a new page on the King George Apartments, which is a three-storey building at 1877 Haro Street.

Its name commemorates the Canadian visit of King George the Sixth and Queen Elizabeth in 1939.

The building is on District Lot 185, Block  66, Lot 32.

 

1889 Haro Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 48; 1972-582.23; [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. [The lack of a dotted line between lots 31 and 32 suggests that lot 32 was part of the yard for 1889 Haro Street.]