The lots at the southwest corner of Alberni Street and Gilford Street were vacant until the 1960s.
Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 65; Lots 21 and 22.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 January 11, 2019].
In 1970, the Harbourview Apartments appeared on lots 21 and 22 (which were combined into lot C). The street address was 1920 Alberni Street.
Most earlier advertisements for 1920 Alberni Street also referred to another apartment building at 1905 Robson Street, which was just south of 1920 Alberni. (1905 Robson Street was on property that had formerly been the site of 1919 Robson Street.)
Harbourview Apartments, 1920 Alberni Street, Vancouver, BC; https://www.hollyburn.com/building/harbourview/.