1857 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.

 

1857 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 5.

 

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.

 

 

1857 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 20, 2019].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Gamage, Mary (Mrs.)
Architect: Kerr, A. Scott
Builder: Baker, G. B.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 65 Sub: Resub: Lot: 5a
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-08-03
Street Number: 1857
Street Name: Alberni Street
Value: $1,200.00
Remarks: Frame d house
Reference ID: VN-3006-3006-3

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: A-1695
Owner: Hudd, E. J.
Architect:
Builder: Owners
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1921-09-01
Street Number: 1857
Street Name: Alberni Street
Value: $200.00
Remarks: Dwelling/House; Repairs/Alterations; Frame addition [BCR]
Reference ID: VN-19215267-10

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1912 to 1920.

 

1912 James, Stanley
1913 James, Alice (wife of Stanley James)
1913-1914 Lockwood, Henry Greenshields (Vancouver Social Register and Club Directory)
1914 James, George Edmond (son of Stanley James)
1915 Vacant
1916 to 1917 Ford, George Neil
1918 to 1919 Stevens, Henry James
1920 McLellan, Harold Nelson

 

In 1911, the contents of the house were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Province, May 17, 1911, page 21, column 4.

 

In 1931, the house was available to rent.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 10, 1931, page 19, column 1.

 

In 1956, the property was for sale.

 

Vancouver Province, May 12, 1956, page 43, column 7.

 

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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