1829 Alberni Street

1829 Alberni Street [tentative identification], 1953; detail from Crowds of school children boarding chartered motor buses, Alberni Street west of Denman Street; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 387-2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/nst-7160.

1829 Alberni Street, about 1931; detail from Vancouver B.C., looking east from Lost Lagoon; Vancouver City Archives, Van Sc P15; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-b-c-from-air-looking-east-from-lost-lagoon;rad.

 

1829 Alberni Street was on the north side of Alberni Street, between Denman Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 65, east half of Lot 3.

 

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.

 

1829 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 is one reference to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched March 20, 2019].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Steves, S. J.
Architect: Steves, S. J.
Builder: Steves, S. J.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 65 Sub: Resub: Lot: E 1/2 3
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-03-15
Street Number: 1829
Street Name: Alberni Street
Value: $1,500.00
Remarks: Frame d house
Reference ID: VN-3018-3018-137

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1912 to 1920:

1912 to 1913 Palmer, Arthur Barden
1914 Norman, Anquetil Philip
1915 to 1916 Findlay, William Francis
1917 to 1918 Brown, Arthur Percy
1919 Vacant
1920 Ireland, Henry Stanley

 

In the 1930s and 1940s, the house offered rental accommodation.

 

Vancouver Province, April 27, 1933, page 16, column 6.

 

Vancouver Province, July 6, 1940, page 24, column 8.

 

In the 1960s and 1970s, this address was the location of Western Aquatic.

 

Vancouver Sun, December 18, 1970, page 31, column 2.

 

In 1980, Instant Furnishings Limited moved to this site.

 

Vancouver Sun, June 20, 1980, page 36L, columns 3-4.

 

The lot later became part of the Lumière condominium development at 1863 Alberni Street.

 

1800 block Alberni Street (north side); source map: City of Vancouver, Vanmapp; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net.

1800 block Alberni Street (north side); source map: City of Vancouver, Vanmapp; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net.

 

1863 Alberni Street; Google Streets; searched March 20, 2019; image dated September 2011.

1863 Alberni Street; Google Streets; searched March 20, 2019; image dated September 2011.

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