2061 Beach Avenue

[2061 Beach Avenue] - Collections Canada - William James Topley - Library and Archives Canada - PA-009550 - June 1909 - Online MIKAN no. 3308689 - http://data2.archives.ca/ap/a/a009549.jpg

[2061 Beach Avenue] – Collections Canada – William James Topley – Library and Archives Canada – PA-009550 – June 1909 – Online MIKAN no. 3308689 – http://data2.archives.ca/ap/a/a009549.jpg

2061 Beach Avenue was on the north side of Beach Avenue, between Chilco Street and Stanley Park.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 71, east half of Lot 18.

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.

2061 Beach Avenue and 2055 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.

2061 Beach Avenue and 2055 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 is one potential reference to this property in the Vancouver Building Register: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1: searched March 8, 2019:

Municipality: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: MacKechnie, Lachlan
Architect: Parr & Fee
Builder: MacKechnie, Lachlan
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 71 Sub: Resub: Lot: E 1/2 18
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-12-29
Street Number:
Street Name: Pendrell Street
Value: $1,200.00
Remarks: Frame garage
Reference ID: VN-3012-3012-6

Vancouver directory listings from 1902 to 1921:

1902 to 1903 Dangerfield, Ernest Vivian
1904 Penwill, Charles Tooley
1905 Barrow, Arthur Robert Maclean
1906 to 1909 Cripps, George Wilfitt
1910 to 1914 Fripp, Robert Mackay
1915 to 1916 Bullen, Henry Elder
1917 McLure, Donald Campbell
1919 Lang, Hugh
1920 and 1921 Hunstone, William

In 1914, a room in the house was available for rent.

Vancouver Province, June 11, 1914, page 17, column 1.

Vancouver Province, June 11, 1914, page 17, column 1.

In 1929, the whole house was available to rent.

Vancouver Province, November 25, 1929, page 15, column 5.

Vancouver Province, November 25, 1929, page 15, column 5.

Members of the Lake family lived in the house from the 1930s to the 1950s.

Vancouver Province, November 9, 1930, page 34, column 4.

Vancouver Province, November 9, 1930, page 34, column 4.

 

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1955, page 437 [edited image].

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1955, page 437 [edited image].

2061 Beach Avenue and 2055 Beach Avenue; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

2061 Beach Avenue and 2055 Beach Avenue; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

By 1968, The Flamingo apartment building was on the site, with an address of 2061 Beach Avenue.

Vancouver Sun, November 15, 1968, page 47, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, November 15, 1968, page 47, column 1.

 

2061 Beach Avenue; Google Streets; searched March 8, 2019; image dated August 2011.

2061 Beach Avenue; Google Streets; searched March 8, 2019; image dated August 2011.

 

Sources

Hollyburn Properties Limited; Flamingo, 2061 Beach Avenue, Vancouver, BC; https://www.hollyburn.com/building/flamingo/.

Flamingo Apartments, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; http://urbandb.com/canada/british-columbia/vancouver/flamingo-apartments/index.html#.XINjqiJKjIU.

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