1811 Beach Avenue

1811 Beach Avenue, 1940s; detail from Large crowd on the beach at English Bay; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 1184-2635; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/large-crowd-on-beach-at-english-bay.

1811 Beach Avenue, 1940s; detail from Large crowd on the beach at English Bay; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 1184-2635; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/large-crowd-on-beach-at-english-bay.

 

1811 Beach Avenue and 1801 Beach Avenue [later re-numbered]; detail from World champion water skier Gordon Sineoch at English Bay during Spring Carnival, March 13, 1966; Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number 43209; https://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/734/43209.jpg.

1811 Beach Avenue and 1801 Beach Avenue [later re-numbered]; detail from World champion water skier Gordon Sineoch at English Bay during Spring Carnival, March 13, 1966; Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number 43209; https://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/734/43209.jpg.

1811 Beach Avenue and location of 1801 Beach Avenue; detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 - Sheet 45 - Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1811 Beach Avenue and location of 1801 Beach Avenue; detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 45 – Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

 

1811 Beach Avenue and 1801 Beach Avenue; detail from Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 15 - Broughton Street to Denman Street and Davie Street to English Bay.

1811 Beach Avenue and 1801 Beach Avenue; detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 15 – Broughton Street to Denman Street and Davie Street to English Bay.

 

1811 Beach Avenue and 1801 Beach Avenue; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Plate 64; Cardero Street to Comox Street to Denman Street to Beach Avenue/Burnaby Street; 1972-582.39; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-64-cardero-street-to-comox-street-to-denman-street-to-beach-avenue-burnaby-street.

1811 Beach Avenue and 1801 Beach Avenue; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Plate 64; Cardero Street to Comox Street to Denman Street to Beach Avenue/Burnaby Street; 1972-582.39; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-64-cardero-street-to-comox-street-to-denman-street-to-beach-avenue-burnaby-street.

 

Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 62; south half of Lot 15.

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 March 13, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1921.

1903 to 1914 Simpson, Zachariah
1903 to 1907 Simpson’s Boat House (not clear if this refers to the same property)
1918 to 1921 Stapleton, Albert Edward John

In the 1920s, the house received a new address of 1781 Beach Avenue.

In the 1940s, the house offered rental accommodation.

 

Vancouver Province, June 7, 1941, page 26, column 8.

Vancouver Province, June 7, 1941, page 26, column 8.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 5, 1952, page 27, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, May 5, 1952, page 27, column 5.

 

1781 Beach Avenue and 1789 Beach Avenue [formerly 1811 Beach Avenue and 1801 Beach Avenue]; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

1781 Beach Avenue and 1789 Beach Avenue [formerly 1811 Beach Avenue and 1801 Beach Avenue]; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

The property later became part of the dining facilities at The Boathouse restaurant, with an address of 1795 Beach Avenue.

 

Beach Avenue, north of intersection with Burnaby Street; Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

Beach Avenue, north of intersection with Burnaby Street; Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

Beach Avenue, north of intersection with Burnaby Street; searched March 4, 2019; image dated August 2011.

Beach Avenue, north of intersection with Burnaby Street; searched March 4, 2019; image dated August 2011.