1938 Beach Avenue

1938 Beach Avenue, about 1910; detail from postcard: The Pier, English Bay, Vancouver, B.C.; https://digital.lib.sfu.ca/pfp-776/pier-english-bay-vancouver-bc.

 

1938 Beach Avenue and 1910 Beach Avenue, 1909; detail from English Bay Pier and bathhouses, Vancouver Public Library, VPL Accession Number 739; https://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/788/739.jpg.

 

1938 Beach Avenue; detail from May 18, 1913, View from the Sylvia Court Apartments, May 18, 1913. Reference code AM1376-: 2013-002.1; https://www.vancouverarchives.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/2013-002.1.jpg.

 

1938 Beach Avenue was on the south side of Beach Avenue, between Gilford Street and Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 7; Lot 29.

 

1900 Block of 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.

 

1900 Block of 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.

 

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.

 

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 August 4, 2019].

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1913.

 

1903 McKnight, James
1905 Bunt, Richard Edward
1906 Lacey, Rebecca
1907 to 1909 Richardson, Wesley
1910 to 1912 Lee, Charles N. (Cornelius Nemmo Lee)
1913 McGiveron, Thomas

 

It appears that the Vancouver Parks Board acquired this house as part of its plan to remove all structures from the beach along English Bay. A later map shows the former location of the house, with its address of 1938 Beach Avenue appearing faintly through the updated portion of the map.

 

Former location of 1938 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.

 

1900 block of Beach Avenue, south side, between Gilford Street and Chilco Street; Google Streets; searched August 4, 2019; image dated August 2011.

4 thoughts on “1938 Beach Avenue

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