1818 Comox Street

1822 Comox Street and 1818 Comox Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1822 Comox Street and 1818 Comox Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1818 Comox Street was on the south side of Comox Street, just west of Denman Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 70, Lot 2 (east half).

1800 Block Comox Street - 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

1800 Block Comox Street – 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,

1822 Comox Street and 1818 Comox  Street; 1913, detail from Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay Reference code: 1972-582.38 – Plate 63; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

1822 Comox Street and 1818 Comox  Street; 1913, detail from Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay Reference code: 1972-582.38 – Plate 63; 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 Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits:http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 17, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Dyke, M. (Mrs.)
Architect: Carden, W. E.
Builder: Carden, W. E.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 70 Sub: Resub: Lot: 2
Date (Y-M-D): 1903-10-12
Street Number:
Street Name: Comox Street
Value: $2,000.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling
Reference ID: VN-8182-8183-15

Vancouver directory listings from 1907 to 1920:

1907 to 1910 Dickson, William Herbert
1911 Grossman, Samuel
1912 to 1913 Sharp, George
1914 to 1919 Graham, Jeannie Walker Scott
1914 to 1915 Leslie, Thomas Soga
1920 Harris, Vivian Norman

Throughout most of its existence, the house offered rental accommodation.

Vancouver Daily World, August 26, 1911, page 32, column 7.

Vancouver Daily World, August 26, 1911, page 32, column 7.

Vancouver Province, May 29, 1915, page 20, column 5.

Vancouver Province, May 29, 1915, page 20, column 5.

In 1925, an auctioneer sold the furniture from the house.

Vancouver Province, June 7, 1925, page 25, column 5.

Vancouver Province, June 7, 1925, page 25, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, May 23, 1929, page 16, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, May 23, 1929, page 16, column 6.

Vancouver Province, June 3, 1939, page 25, column 2.

Vancouver Province, June 3, 1939, page 25, column 2.

In 1954, 1958 and 1959, the house was for sale.

Vancouver Sun, March 20, 1954, page 48, column 8.

Vancouver Sun, March 20, 1954, page 48, column 8.

Vancouver Sun, December 6, 1958, page 46, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, December 6, 1958, page 46, column 3.

Vancouver Province, April 18, 1959, page 27, column 8.

Vancouver Province, April 18, 1959, page 27, column 8.

The house was still offering rental accommodation in the 1960s.

Vancouver Sun, October 18, 1961, page 45, column 8.

Vancouver Sun, October 18, 1961, page 45, column 8.

By 1966, the lot was part of the site of the El Cid Apartments at 1850 Comox Street.

Vancouver Sun, July 16, 1966, page 40, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, July 16, 1966, page 40, column 1.

1850 Comox Street; Google Streets; searched February 17, 2019; image dated May 2015.

1850 Comox Street; Google Streets; searched February 17, 2019; image dated May 2015.

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