1816 Alberni Street

1800 Block Alberni Street - south side - detail from City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 1348-21 - 1816 Alberni at Denman - date 1968; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1816-alberni-at-denman;rad

1816 Alberni Street at left: 1800 Block Alberni Street – south side – detail from City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 1348-21 – 1816 Alberni at Denman – date 1968; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1816-alberni-at-denman;rad.

1816 Alberni Street was on the south side of Alberni Street, west of Denman Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 65, east half of Lot 28.

1800 Block Alberni Street - Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

1800 Block Alberni Street – Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

1830 Alberni Street, 1822 Alberni Street, 1816 Alberni Street, and 1800 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.

1830 Alberni Street, 1822 Alberni Street, 1816 Alberni Street, and 1800 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.

There are two references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched March 23, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Ross, W. W.
Architect: Ross, W. W.
Builder: Ross, W. W.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 65 Sub: Resub: Lot: E 1/2 28
Date (Y-M-D): 1910-03-31
Street Number: 1816
Street Name: Alberni Street
Value: $3,000.00
Remarks: Frame d house
Reference ID: VN-3100-3101-1470

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 7087
Owner: Ross, A. E.
Architect: Ross, A. E.
Builder: Ross, A. E.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1914-09-15
Street Number: 1816
Street Name: Alberni Street
Value: $75.00
Remarks: Office/store
Reference ID: VN-3500-3501-1027

Vancouver directory listings from 1912 to 1922:

1912 to 1915 Ross, Willard Webster
1916 to 1922 Campbell, William D.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 7, 1915, page 7, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, October 7, 1915, page 7, column 4.

In 1949, the house was for sale.

Vancouver Sun, April 23, 1949, page 45, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, April 23, 1949, page 45, column 4.

The house offered rooms for rent in 1965.

Vancouver Sun, October 19, 1965, page 37, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, October 19, 1965, page 37, column 6.

A low-rise commercial building later appeared on the site.

Denman Street and Alberni Street, southwest corner; Google Streets, searched March 19, 2019; image dated May 2009.

Denman Street and Alberni Street, southwest corner; Google Streets, searched March 19, 2019; image dated May 2009.

In 2018, a developer called Landa Global announced plans to build a 21-storey condominium tower on the site, with affordable accommodations on the lower floors.

1810 Alberni Street; “Two-lobe floor plan for family-oriented West End development could get the green light this week,” by Charlie Smith, Georgia Straight, April 1, 2018; https://www.straight.com/news/1051901/two-lobe-floor-plan-family-oriented-west-end-development-could-get-green-light-week.

1810 Alberni Street; “Two-lobe floor plan for family-oriented West End development could get the green light this week,” by Charlie Smith, Georgia Straight, April 1, 2018; https://www.straight.com/news/1051901/two-lobe-floor-plan-family-oriented-west-end-development-could-get-green-light-week.

 

Sources

Landa Global to develop luxurious tower at 1810 Alberni Street, by Peter Meiszner, January 11, 2018; https://urbanyvr.com/landa-global-1810-alberni-denman.

“Vancouver-based Landa Global has acquired a prominent corner at Denman and Alberni in the West End, with plans for a 21-storey luxury condominium tower, with affordable housing units on the lower floors.

The upcoming tower, at 1810 Alberni Street, will have 36 high-end, luxury units on the upper floors, and 24 affordable market rental housing units on the second and third floors.

There will also be 3,906 sq. ft. of commercial retail space on the ground floor. . . .

The building will replace an existing one-storey retail building currently home to Ciao Bello Italian restaurant, a bike rental shop, and the Blind Sparrow restaurant.”

Note: later sources state that the address of the new building would be 1818 Alberni Street: 1818 Alberny by Landa Global; http://vancouver4life.com/1818-alberni-landa-global/.

“Two-lobe floor plan for family-oriented West End development could get the green light this week,” by Charlie Smith, Georgia Straight, April 1, 2018; https://www.straight.com/news/1051901/two-lobe-floor-plan-family-oriented-west-end-development-could-get-green-light-week.

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