1872 Barclay Street

1872 Barclay Street; detail from First Beach, BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1872 Barclay Street; detail from First Beach, BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1872 Barclay Street was on the south side of Barclay Street, just east of Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lot 6.

Detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 - Sheet 43 - Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

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

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.

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

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.

1872 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.

1872 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 two references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 2, 2019].

Municipality: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Allan, T. A.
Architect: Allan, T. A.
Builder: Allan, T. A.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 68 Sub: Resub: Lot: 6
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-03-23
Street Number: 1872
Street Name: Barclay Street
Value: $5,000.00
Remarks: Frame d house
Reference ID: VN-3000-3000-36

 

Permit:
Owner: Allan, Thos.
Architect: Allan, Thos.
Builder: Allan, Thos.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1910-07-27
Street Number: 1872
Street Name: Barclay Street
Value: $200.00
Remarks: Frame garage
Reference ID: VN-3100-3101-1025

Vancouver directory listings for 1872 Barclay Street from 1910 to 1941:

1910 to 1911 Allan, Thomas
1912 Holland, Thomas (probably an error, and should be Thomas Allan, not Holland)
1913 Allen, Miss – (probably Ann Maud Allan, a daughter of Thomas Allan)
1914 Allan, Thomas
1915 to 1916 Hall, James Edward
1917 to 1918 Billings, John Gordon
1919 to 1932 Mason-Rooke, William Augustus
1932 to 1941 Mason-Rooke, Adah Emily Jeanette Griffith

In June 1941, the house was for sale.

Vancouver Province, June 21, 1941, page 31, column 2.

Vancouver Province, June 21, 1941, page 31, column 2.

In 1942, the City of Vancouver gave a building permit for alterations to the house.

Vancouver Sun, September 4, 1941, page 23, column 7 [selected portions].

Vancouver Sun, September 4, 1941, page 23, column 7 [selected portions].

The house offered rental accommodation in the 1940s and 1950s.

Vancouver Province, January 3, 1942, page 25, column 3.

Vancouver Province, January 3, 1942, page 25, column 3.

Vancouver Province, May 24, 1955, page 33, column 2.

Vancouver Province, May 24, 1955, page 33, column 2.

In 1958, the property was sold for redevelopment.

Vancouver Sun, September 20, 1958, page 45, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, September 20, 1958, page 45, column 2.

In January 1959, a wrecking company was demolishing the house.

Vancouver Sun, January 16, 1959, page 38, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, January 16, 1959, page 38, column 2.

By June 1959, a new apartment building was on the site.

Vancouver Sun, June 25, 1959, page 35, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, June 25, 1959, page 35, column 1.

1872 Barclay Street; Google Streets, searched February 2, 2019; image dated April 2009.

1872 Barclay Street; Google Streets, searched February 2, 2019; image dated April 2009.

 

Sources

Allan Block, 4th & Commercial: 1912Grandview Heritage Group, http://grandviewheritagegroup.org/?cat=14

2 thoughts on “1872 Barclay Street

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