1900 Barclay Street

1900 Barclay Street; detail from First Beach, BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1900 Barclay Street; detail from First Beach, BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1900 Barclay Street was on the southwest corner of Barclay Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lot 8.

1900 Block Barclay Street – Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

1900 Block Barclay Street – Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1900 Block Barclay Street - Detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 - Sheet 43 - Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

1900 Block Barclay Street – Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1900 block Barclay Street - South side - Detail from Goad's Atlas of the City of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 8 - Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

1900 Block Barclay Street – South side – Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the City of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 8 – Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

1900 Barclay Street; 1913, detail from Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street; 1972-582.29 – Plate 54; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.29; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

1900 Barclay Street; 1913, detail from Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street; 1972-582.29 – Plate 54; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.29; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-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 January 29, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings for 1900 Barclay Street from 1903 to 1921:

1903 to 1916 McDowell, Henry
1917 to 1918 McDowell, Elizabeth Adelia (Mrs. Henry McDowell)
1919 Austin, John Drew
1920 Campbell, William L.
1921 Bridges, Emily

In 1917, the house was for rent.

Vancouver Province, March 5, 1917, page 18, column 3.

Vancouver Province, March 5, 1917, page 18, column 3.

Vancouver Province, May 18, 1917, page 21, column 3.

Vancouver Province, May 18, 1917, page 21, column 3.

In the 1920s the house became a boarding house.

Vancouver Province, May 26, 1921, page 18, column 4.

Vancouver Province, May 26, 1921, page 18, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, November 29, 1921, page 12, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, November 29, 1921, page 12, column 6.

In 1928 the house was called “Craiglochart.”

Vancouver Province, July 3, 1928, page 19, column 3.

Vancouver Province, July 3, 1928, page 19, column 3.

The house continued as a boarding house until the 1950s.

Vancouver Province, March 1, 1950, page 22, column 8.

Vancouver Province, March 1, 1950, page 22, column 8.

In 1959, the contents of the house were for sale, and wreckers were demolishing the house.

Vancouver Sun, February 12, 1959, page 30, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, February 12, 1959, page 30, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, February 14, 1959, page 38, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, February 14, 1959, page 38, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, March 16, 1959, page 33, column 8.

Vancouver Sun, March 16, 1959, page 33, column 8.

By March 1961, the Everest Apartment building was on the site, with an address of 1906 Barclay Street.

Vancouver Sun, March 9, 1961, page 45, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, March 9, 1961, page 45, column 7.

1906 Barclay Street; Google Streets; searched January 29, 2019; image dated May 2012.

1906 Barclay Street; Google Streets; searched January 29, 2019; image dated May 2012.

 

Sources

The Everest, 1906 Barclay Street; http://www.urbandb.com/canada/british-columbia/vancouver/the-everest/#.XFERPVVKjIU.

The Everest, 1906 Barclay Street; https://www.emporis.com/buildings/296459/the-everest-vancouver-canada.

 

 

 

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