1885 Beach Avenue

1885 Beach Avenue was an alternative address for part of the Sylvia Court Apartments (later called the Sylvia Hotel). The main address for Sylvia Court was 1154 Gilford Street.

The excerpt from the fire insurance plan below has the number “1554” on the left side, which appears to be a mistake.

 

Sylvia Court apartments; 1913; detail from Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; Reference code – 1972-582-38 – Plate 63; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

 

 

Sidney Theodore Manard

Sidney Theodore Manard was a financial broker whose business was based in the Sylvia Court Apartments for part of 1913.

 

Vancouver Daily World, October 4, 1913, page 20, column 1.

 

Further information appears on the page for Sidney Theodore Manard.

 

 

Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club

In 1917 and 1918, the Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club was at this address.

 

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 816.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 816.

 

Further information appears on the page for the Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club.

 

Later References

In 1946, The address appeared in an advertisement for used household furniture.

 

Vancouver Sun, September 6, 1946, page 25, column 1.