2020 Beach Avenue

 

2000 Beach Avenue, 2006 Beach Avenue and 2020 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.

 

2030 Beach Avenue, 2024 Beach Avenue and 2020 Beach Avenue; detail from View of English Bay Beach from the foot of Harwood Street, about 1902; Vancouver City Archives; Be P5.1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-english-bay-beach-from-foot-of-harwood-street.

2030 Beach Avenue, 2024 Beach Avenue and 2020 Beach Avenue; detail from View of English Bay Beach from the foot of Harwood Street, about 1902; Vancouver City Archives; Be P5.1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-english-bay-beach-from-foot-of-harwood-street.

 

2020 Beach Avenue was on the south side of Beach Avenue, between Chilco Street and Stanley Park.

Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 71; east half of Lot 26.

 

2020 Beach Avenue, 2006 Beach Avenue, and 2000 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.

 

2020 Beach Avenue, 2006 Beach Avenue, and 2000 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.

 

2020 Beach Avenue, 2006 Beach Avenue, and 2000 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 March 1, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1913.

 

1903 to 1904 Grant, George Vere Hobart
1905 Baker, Herbert William
1906 to 1907 De Bellefeuille, Napoleon
1908 to 1913 Schooley, Charles Abraham
1908 (rear) Cook, Walter Bertram
1909 to 1910 (rear) Moodie, George H.

 

The house was available for rental accommodation.

 

Vancouver Province, May 21, 1903, page 10, column 5.

 

In 1907, an auctioneer sold the contents of the house (probably for Napoleon De Bellefeuille, who lived there in 1906 and 1907).

 

Vancouver Daily World, April 24, 1907, page 4, column 4.

 

The house continued to be available for rent.

 

Vancouver Daily World, May 13, 1907, page 13, column 3.

 

In 1911, the City of Vancouver bought the property from Charles Abraham Schooley.

 

Vancouver Daily World, July 24, 1911, page 11, column 4.

 

2020 Beach Avenue later became part of the city’s park system.

 

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

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

 

2030 Beach Avenue, 2024 Beach Avenue, 2020 Beach Avenue, 2006 Beach Avenue, and 2000 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.

 

2000 Block (south side) of Beach Avenue; Google Streets; searched March 1, 2019; image dated August 2018.

2000 Block (south side) of Beach Avenue; Google Streets; searched March 1, 2019; image dated August 2018.

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