2058 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.

 

2000 Block of Beach Avenue, south side; detail from English Bay Beach looking west from the foot of Guilford [sic] Street; about 1900; Vancouver City Archives; Be P107.1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-looking-west-from-foot-of-guilford-street.

2000 Block of Beach Avenue, south side; detail from English Bay Beach looking west from the foot of Guilford [sic] Street; about 1900; Vancouver City Archives; Be P107.1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-looking-west-from-foot-of-guilford-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.

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 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-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

 

2058 Beach Avenue was on the south side of Beach Avenue, west of Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 71; south half of Lot 23.

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 11, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1920:

1903 to 1904 Wilson, William Hugh
1906 Lewis, Arthur T.
1908 to 1909 Cassidy, Robert
1910 Brodrick, George
1911 Boultbee, Arthur Watkin St. John
1912 Watts, Inverness William
1913 Lenkeit, Richard Herman
1914 to 1915 Moore, Laura Emmeline
1916 to 1918 Schoch, Benno Anthony
1919 to 1920 Hoseason, Cecil de Courcy Sinclair

 

Vancouver Daily World, October 1, 1907, page 2, column 4.

Vancouver Daily World, October 1, 1907, page 2, column 4.

 

Vancouver Province, September 8, 1919, page 17, column 4.

Vancouver Province, September 8, 1919, page 17, column 4.

 

The house continued as a private residence until the early 1950s.

It last appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1951.

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1951, page 768 (Beach Avenue).

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1951, page 768 (Beach Avenue).

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1951, page 586 [edited image].

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1951, page 586 [edited image].

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.

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