2040 Beach Avenue

2000 Block of Beach Avenue, south side; 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.

2000 Block of Beach Avenue, south side; 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.

 

2040 Beach Avenue was on the south side of Beach Avenue, between Stanley Park and Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block 71; south half of Lot 24. The house was near the edge of the beach.

 

2000 Block 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

2000 Block 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.

 

According to the Vancouver directories, George Jack lived in this house from 1903 to 1905:

 

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 714.

 

Vancouver Province, October 11, 1905, page 12, column 3.

 

This lot later became the site of Englesea Lodge, which had an address of 2046 Beach Avenue. (Further information appears on the page for Englesea Lodge.)

 

2000 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

2000 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.

 

Englesea Lodge Apartments, detail from Charles E. Goad Company’s Atlas of Vancouver; Plate 63; Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; Vancouver Ciity Archives: 1972-582.38; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

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