1940 Barclay Street

1940 Barclay Street - Vancouver Province - October 21 1905 - page 24 (Residence of J.F. Worley) [note: incorrect caption of Burnaby Street in original]

1940 Barclay Street – Vancouver Province – October 21 1905 – page 24 (Residence of J. F. Worley) [note: incorrect caption of Burnaby Street in original].

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

1940 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.

1940 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.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lot 11.

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 December 12, 2013].

“J.P. Matheson” is John Philip Matheson (1864-1917), a builder from Prince Edward Island. He built many of the houses in the West of Denman area (and elsewhere in Vancouver as well).

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Matheson, J. P.
Architect: Matheson, J. P.
Builder: Matheson, J. P.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 68 Sub: Resub: Lot: 11
Date (Y-M-D): 1902-06-10
Street Number:
Street Name: Barclay Street
Value: $2,600.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling s.t.
Reference ID: VN-8250-8251-22

Vancouver directory listings for 1940 Barclay Street from 1903 to 1935.

Moody, Dr. Harrison Pushaw

1903 to 1905

Worley, John Frederic

1906 to 1935

By the beginning of 1936, the house was a rooming house.

Vancouver Province, March 9, 1936, page 13, column 2.

Vancouver Province, March 9, 1936, page 13, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, September 1, 1948, page 20, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, September 1, 1948, page 20, column 3.

In November 1952, Russell and Company auctioned the contents of the house.

Vancouver Sun, November 1, 1952, page 50, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, November 1, 1952, page 50, column 6.

Shortly afterward, house wreckers demolished the house.

Vancouver Sun, November 5, 1952, page 35, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, November 5, 1952, page 35, column 3.

In December 1952, the firm of Boultbee, Sweet and Company was constructing a 27-suite apartment building on the property.

Vancouver Sun, December 3, 1952, page 2, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, December 3, 1952, page 2, column 4.

In March 1953, Boultbee, Sweet and Company were advertising rental suites for occupancy on May 1.

Vancouver Province, March 19, 1953, page 34, column 2.

Vancouver Province, March 19, 1953, page 34, column 2.

The building was called “Gatewood Apartments.”

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1954, page 261.

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1954, page 261.

1940 Barclay Street, detail from First Beach, 1954, BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1940 Barclay Street, detail from First Beach, 1954, BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

Through the early 2000s the building still consisted of rental suites.

Vancouver Sun, November 6, 2004, page H1, column 10.

Vancouver Sun, November 6, 2004, page H1, column 10.

The building later became a strata complex called Bourbon Court.

1940 Barclay Street; Google Streets; searched January 28, 2019; image dated April 2009.

1940 Barclay Street; Google Streets; searched January 28, 2019; image dated April 2009.

Vancouver Sun, January 24, 2014, page F8, columns 1-2.

Vancouver Sun, January 24, 2014, page F8, columns 1-2.

 

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