1842 Alberni Street

1800 block of Alberni Street (south side) and 700 block of Gilford Street (east side); about 1960; Vancouver: From Milltown to Metropolis, by Alan Morley; Vancouver, Mitchell Press, 1961, facing page 210; original photograph by George Allen Aerial Photos.

 

1800 Block - 1900 Block - 2000 Block - Georgia Street - Alberni Street - Robson Street - Detail from Vancouver City Archives - Van Sc P15 - Vancouver B C - looking east from Lost Lagoon; about 1931; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-b-c-from-air-looking-east-from-lost-lagoon;rad

1800 Block – 1900 Block – 2000 Block – Georgia Street – Alberni Street – Robson Street – Detail from Vancouver City Archives – Van Sc P15 – Vancouver B C – looking east from Lost Lagoon; about 1931; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-b-c-from-air-looking-east-from-lost-lagoon;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 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.

 

1842 Alberni Street was on the south side of Alberni Street, between Denman Street and Gilford Street.

 

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block 65; north portion of east half of Lot 26.

 

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.

 

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.

There are no references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched September 1, 2019].

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1908 to 1920.

 

1908 to 1910 Caldwell, Sarah L.
1911 Caldwell, M.S.
1912 to 1913 Knight, John
1914 to 1916 Caldwell, M.S.
1917 Vacant
1918 to 1919 Cook, Charles
1920 Ribchester, Wesley

 

In 1923, a marine engineering firm was operating at the rear of the property.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 1, 1923, page 9, column 4.

 

The house continued to be a residence through the 1950s and 1960s.

In 1975, a developer applied for a permit to build a three-storey apartment building with an address of 1830 Alberni Street. The lot that included 1842 Alberni Street was part of the site.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 29, 1975, page 51, columns 1-2.

 

By October 1976, a new building called Garden Court was on the site.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 29, 1976, page 61, columns 2-3 [portion of advertisement].

 

1830 Alberni Street; Google Streets; searched March 19, 2019; image dated May 2017.

 

In 2018, the owners of the condominiums dissolved the strata corporation and sold 1830 Alberni Street.

Price $52,000,000
No. of Units 53
Price/Unit $981,132
Lot Size 21,615 SF
Property Type Multi-family
Zoning RM-5B
City Vancouver
Province B.C.
Name of Brokerage Macdonald Commercial Real Estate Services Ltd.

 

West End strata dissolution sale fetches $52M; April 18, 2018; https://www.vancourier.com/real-estate/west-end-strata-dissolution-sale-fetches-52m-1.23272077.

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