1929 Beach Avenue

1929 Beach Avenue [tentative identification]; detail from View of English Bay Beach from the foot of Harwood Street, 1902; Vancouver City Archives; Be P5.1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-english-bay-beach-from-foot-of-harwood-street [best available image].

1929 Beach Avenue was on the north side of Beach Avenue, between Gilford Street and Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block 71; Lot 11.

 

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.

 

1919 Beach Avenue and 1929 Beach Avenue, 1913; detail from Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay Reference code – 1972-582-38 – Plate 63.

1919 Beach Avenue and 1929 Beach Avenue, 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.

 

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 28, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1920.

 

1903 Turner, Archibald Robert
1904 Littlehailes, Anderson
1905 Durand, William Hamilton
1907 to 1908 McGraw, Albert Ernest
1909 to 1915 Sage, George
1916 to 1919 Fullerton, Verner Robert
1920 White, Leigh Lodge

 

The house was often available to rent.

 

Vancouver Province, October 28, 1903, page 6, column 6.

Vancouver Province, October 28, 1903, page 6, column 6.

 

 

Vancouver Province, May 29, 1905, page 8, column 6.

Vancouver Province, May 29, 1905, page 8, column 6.

 

 

Vancouver Daily World, May 4, 1908, page 18, column 6.

Vancouver Daily World, May 4, 1908, page 18, column 6.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, February 6, 1935, page 12, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, February 6, 1935, page 12, column 2.

 

In 1935, members of the Divine Science Centre held demonstrations at 1929 Beach Avenue.

 

Vancouver Sun, April 13, 1935, page 22, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, April 13, 1935, page 22, column 5.

 

The house was a private residence in the 1930s and 1940s.

Photographs from the 1940s show that the house was almost invisible from the street because of the numbers of trees on the property.

 

1929 Beach Avenue and 1919 Beach Avenue, detail from English Bay Beach, Beautiful Vancouver, Souvenir Album, Vancouver Sun, 1948, page 61.

1929 Beach Avenue and 1919 Beach Avenue, detail from English Bay Beach, Beautiful Vancouver, Souvenir Album, Vancouver Sun, 1948, page 61.

 

It appears that the house was demolished in 1949 (along with the house at 1919 Beach Avenue) to make way for the Beach Town House apartments at 1949 Beach Avenue.

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