1905 Beach Avenue

1905 Beach Avenue; Beach Avenue from English Bay Pier, about 1909; detail from postcard. Arrow points to 1905 Beach Avenue.

1905 Beach Avenue; Beach Avenue from English Bay Pier, about 1909; detail from postcard. Arrow points to 1905 Beach Avenue.

1905 Beach Avenue was one of four similar houses on the north side of Beach Avenue, just west of Gilford Street. They first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1903.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 71, west half of Lot 8.

1900 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

1900 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.

 

1905 Beach Avenue and 1901 Beach Avenue, 1913; detail from Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay Reference code - 1972-582-38 - Plate 63.

1905 Beach Avenue and 1901 Beach Avenue, 1913; detail from Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay Reference code – 1972-582-38 – Plate 63.

 

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 November 21, 2018].

Vancouver Directory listings from 1903 to 1921.

 

1903 to 1905 Lewis, Henry Thomas
1906 Flumerfelt, William Elijah
1907 to 1909 Milloy, Archibald
1910 to 1912 Whitacre, John George
1913 and 1914 Phillips, John W.
1915 Wiley, Leah Rachel
1917 and 1918 Beatty, Alex
1919 Cooper, Sidney
1920 Davie, Humphrey

 

The house continued offered rental accommodation until the 1930s.

Vancouver Province, June 24, 1916, page 22, column 1.

Vancouver Province, June 24, 1916, page 22, column 1.

In 1941, the Huntington Apartments appeared on the site.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 11, 1941, page 27, columns 1-4.

Vancouver Sun, October 11, 1941, page 27, columns 1-4.

Further information appears on the page for 1901 Beach Avenue.

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