1853 Alberni Street

1800 block Alberni Street (north side); 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 Alberni Street (north side); 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.

 

1853 Alberni Street was on the north side of Alberni Street, between Denman Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 65, south half of Lot 4.

 

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.

 

1853 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.

 

The house was apparently moved to 1853 Alberni Street from another location.

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: 8347
Owner: Stevens, D. B.
Architect: Menzies, J. N.
Builder: Menzies, J. N.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1916-12-09
Street Number: 1853
Street Name: Alberni Street
Value: $400.00
Remarks: Repairs; Move residence [BCR]
Reference ID: VN-0104-0105-8

 

Vancouver Sun, December 13, 1916, page 10, column 2.

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1918 to 1921.

1918 to 1921 Reese, Richard Edward

 

In 1935, the house was for rent.

 

Vancouver Province, October 1, 1935, page 15, column 4.

 

In 1936, the contents of the house were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Province, June 5, 1936, page 20.

 

In 1941, a suite in the house was available to rent.

 

Vancouver Province, April 8, 1941, page 20, column 8.

 

This address last appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1951.

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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