2060 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-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

2062 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 22.

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 10, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1920:

1903 Whitaker, George Francis
1904 Forsyth, [unknown first name)
1905 Armishaw, John Edward
1906 Sykes, Alfred D’Oyley
1907 Heathcote, Roland Loftus
1908 to 1909 Thorneloe, William John
1910 Michie, William
1911 to 1915 Thomas, Iltyd
1916 to 1919 Clark, William Ernest
1920 Clark, Ethel May (wife of William Ernest Clark)

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 215 [edited image].

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1951, page 215 [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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