1897 Beach Avenue was a small one-storey building at the northeast corner of Beach Avenue and Gilford Street.
Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 71, Lot 7.
There are no references to 1897 Beach Avenue in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched October 15, 2014].
Vancouver directory listings from 1899 to 1913:
|1899 to 1902||Brough, Elizabeth Blanche (house number not given)|
|1903 to 1905||Brough, Elizabeth Blanche|
|1906 to 1907||Reilly, Thomas and Elizabeth Blanche|
|1909 to 1913||Rutherford, Alfred Edward|
In some years after 1912, the Vancouver directories listed the Sylvia Grocery at 1897 Beach Avenue.