Morton Lodge

Morton Lodge was a four-storey brick apartment building at 1835 Morton Avenue.

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

Morton Lodge - Detail from [View of English Bay Beach and bathhouses from the pier], Vancouver City Archives - AM1504 - CVA 1504-2 [about 1920]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-english-bay-beach-and-bathhouses-from-pier;rad

Morton Lodge – Detail from [View of English Bay Beach and bathhouses from the pier], Vancouver City Archives – AM1504 – CVA 1504-2 [about 1920]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-english-bay-beach-and-bathhouses-from-pier;rad

1800 Block Beach Avenue - Detail from Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 8 - Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park
1800 Block Beach Avenue – Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 8 – Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

In 1941, Morton Lodge was for sale.

The Vancouver Sun, March 19, 1941, page 20, column 6.

The Vancouver Sun, March 19, 1941, page 20, column 6.

In 1959, the Ocean Towers apartment building was under construction on the site of the former Morton Lodge.

Ocean Towers apartments under construction, April 1959, Vancouver Public Library, VPL Accession Number: 40480; http://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/654/40480.jpg

Ocean Towers apartments under construction, April 1959, Vancouver Public Library, VPL Accession Number: 40480; http://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/654/40480.jpg

 

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  3. My maternal grandparents were the caretakers here probably from 1936 until the early 1940’s. My parents were living here with them when i was born in 1940. I have some old grainy photos of my grandparents sitting on the beach with Morton Lodge in the backgound.

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