2052 Beach Avenue

2000 Block of Beach Avenue, south side; detail from English Bay Beach looking towards Stanley Park, 1890s; Vancouver City Archives; Be P151; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-looking-towards-stanley-park.

2000 Block of Beach Avenue, south side; detail from English Bay Beach looking towards Stanley Park, 1890s; Vancouver City Archives; Be P151; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-looking-towards-stanley-park.

 

2052 Beach Avenue was on the south side of Beach Avenue, between Stanley Park and Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 71; north half of Lot 22 and part of Lot 23.

 

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.

 

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.

 

2062 Beach Avenue, 2060 Beach Avenue, 2058 Beach Avenue, 2056 Beach Avenue, 2052 Beach Avenue, and 2042 Beach Avenue; 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-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

2062 Beach Avenue, 2060 Beach Avenue, 2058 Beach Avenue, 2056 Beach Avenue, 2052 Beach Avenue, and 2042 Beach Avenue; 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.

 

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 26, 2019].

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1922.

 

1903 to 1907 Atkinson, Edward Octavius
1908 Kimberly, Edward
1909 to 1911 Loutit, Stewart
1912 Elliott, Robert
1913 to 1922 Lowery, David Alexander
1923 to 1924 Vacant
1925 to 1926 Not listed under Vancouver streets

 

It appears that the house was moved or demolished as part of the city’s program to create more park space along English Bay.

 

Vancouver Province, May 1, 1951, page 2, columns 3-4.

Vancouver Province, May 1, 1951, page 2, columns 3-4.

 

In 1962, this lot was part of the beach-front park area on English Bay.

 

South side of 2000 block Beach Avenue; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

South side of 2000 block Beach Avenue; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

 

South side of 2000 block Beach Avenue; Google Streets; searched August 29, 2019; image dated May 2019.

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