1940 Beach Avenue

1940 Beach Avenue, detail from 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.

 

1940 Beach Avenue was on the south side of Beach Avenue, near the intersection with Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 71; Lot 28.

 

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.

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1906 to 1914.

 

1906 to 1910 Bye, Joseph William
1911 to 1912 Howes, Earl Bradford
1913 Lee, Charles N. (Cornelius Nemmo Lee)
1914 Paxman, John Wellington

 

 

Vancouver Province, October 29, 1907, page 18, column 2.

 

 

1940 Beach Avenue, detail from English Bay, about 1910, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1376-80.54; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-3.

 

1940 Beach Avenue, detail from English Bay beach, showing bathers and surrounding buildings, about 1913, Vancouver City Archives, LGN 1030; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-showing-bathers-and-surrounding-buildings.

 

In September 1913, the contents of the house were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Daily World, September 3, 1913, page 4, column 7.

 

In November 1913, the Vancouver Parks Board took over the lot and asked for tenders to remove the house.

 

Beach Avenue and Park Road - houses - removal - Vancouver Daily World, November 19, 1913, page 19, column 4.

Vancouver Daily World, November 19, 1913, page 19, column 4.

 

Vancouver Province, November 29, 1913, page 19, column 3.

 

Simpson Brothers moved their houses by sliding them down onto the beach and rolling them onto a scow.

 

Vancouver Province, Canada, January 22, 1914, page 15, column 2.

 

In 1914, Arthur Henry Bradbury received a permit to move the house from 1940 Beach Avenue to 1957 Pendrell Street.

 

 

 

1957 Pendrell Street - Detail from City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 1348-16 - 1947 and 1957 Pendrell; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1947-and-1957-pendrell;rad

1957 Pendrell Street – Detail from City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 1348-16 – 1947 and 1957 Pendrell; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1947-and-1957-pendrell;rad.

 

 

1955 Pendrell Street, 1957 Pendrell Street and 1947 Pendrell Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Plate 63 Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; Vancouver City Archives, 1972-582.38; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

 

Further information appears on the page for 1957 Pendrell Street.

A later map showed the former location of 1940 Beach Avenue.

 

Former location of 1940 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.

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