1897 Beach Avenue

1897 Beach Avenue; detail from postcard of English Bay Pier

1897 Beach Avenue; detail from postcard of English Bay Pier

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

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

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

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

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 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 for 1897 Beach Avenue:

1899 to 1902 Brough, Elizabeth Blanche (house number not given)
1903 to 1905 Brough, Elizabeth Blanche
1906 to 1907 Reilly, Thomas and Elizabeth Blanche
1908 Gerrie, Mary
1909 to 1913 Rutherford, Alfred Edward

In 1912, Abraham Goldstein built the Sylvia Court Apartments on this property, with a street address of 1154 Gilford Street.

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

 

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