1868 Beach Avenue

1882 Beach Avenue, 1878 Beach Avenue, 1872 Beach Avenue and 1868 Beach Avenue; about 1900; detail from English Bay beach, Vancouver City Archives, Be P5.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-3.

1882 Beach Avenue, 1878 Beach Avenue, 1872 Beach Avenue and 1868 Beach Avenue; about 1900; detail from English Bay beach, Vancouver City Archives, Be P5.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-3.

1868 Beach Avenue was on the south side of Beach Avenue, east of Gilford Street.

Legal description: District Lot: 185; Block, lot 34 (some sources appear to say Lot 36).

1882 Beach Avenue, 1878 Beach Avenue, 1872 Beach Avenue and 1869 Beach Avenue, detail from Insurance plan, City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901, Sheet 45, Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1882 Beach Avenue, 1878 Beach Avenue, 1872 Beach Avenue and 1869 Beach Avenue, detail from Insurance plan, City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901, Sheet 45, Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1882 Beach Avenue, 1878 Beach Avenue, 1872 Beach Avenue and 1872 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.

1882 Beach Avenue, 1878 Beach Avenue, 1872 Beach Avenue and 1872 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.

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].

Thomas Richard Draper lived at this address from 1903 to 1905.

In 1903, a room in this house was for rent.

Vancouver Province, May 15, 1903, page 3, column 2.

Vancouver Province, May 15, 1903, page 3, column 2.

By about 1910, the house was gone, and the property was part of the beachfront of English Bay beach.

English Bay Beach, east of Gilford Street, about 1910; detail from A crowd on English Bay Beach; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 371-901; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/crowd-on-english-bay-beach.

English Bay Beach, east of Gilford Street, about 1910; detail from A crowd on English Bay Beach; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 371-901; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/crowd-on-english-bay-beach.

1800 Block Beach Avenue - 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

1800 Block Beach Avenue – 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.