1934 Barclay Street

1934 Barclay Street, detail from First Beach, 1954, BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1934 Barclay Street, detail from First Beach, 1954, BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1934 Barclay Street was on the south side of Barclay Street, about midway between Gilford Street and Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68; Lot 10.

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

1934 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.

1934 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 28, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings from 1901 to 1921.

1901; 1903 to 1905 Sands, Edgar Hugh
1902 Wood, Hugh Myddleton
1906 Taylor, John Fenton
1908 Ross, John Campbell
1909 to 1915 McNaughton, Peter Fisher
1916 Scrimgeour, John Murray
1917 to 1918 Mather, Robert Fenton
1920 to 1921 Wylie, Frederick Arthur

The house was a private home until the 1950s. At some point it was divided into two suites.

In 1952, the house was for sale.

Vancouver Province, February 9, 1952, page 33, column 1.

Vancouver Province, February 9, 1952, page 33, column 1.

The house continued to be available for rent through the 1950s and 1960s.

The Vancouver Sun, October 24, 1959, page 41, column 2.

The Vancouver Sun, October 24, 1959, page 41, column 2.

The house was for sale in 1969.

Vancouver Sun, March 7, 1969, page 51, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, March 7, 1969, page 51, column 5.

By 1979, a developer was proposing an apartment building for the site. At first the building was to include 12 dwelling units.

Vancouver Province, January 21, 1978, page 2, columns 1-2.

Vancouver Province, January 21, 1978, page 2, columns 1-2.

Soon afterward, the proposed building was to contain only 10 units.

Vancouver Province, March 4, 1978, page 14, columns 6-7.

Vancouver Province, March 4, 1978, page 14, columns 6-7.

The building was on the market by October 1979.

Vancouver Sun, October 3, 1979, page E1, columns 5-6.

Vancouver Sun, October 3, 1979, page E1, columns 5-6.

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