1822 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/.

1822 Comox Street was on the south side of Comox Street, just west of Denman Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 70, Lot 2 (west 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 1904 to 1920:

1904 to 1917 Dyke, John
1918 Dyke, Kathleen (daughter of John Dyke)
1919 Hornby, Henry Clifford
1920 Costello, Daniel

The house often offered rental accommodation.

Vancouver Province, May 11, 1904, page 3, column 2.

Vancouver Province, May 11, 1904, page 3, column 2.

Vancouver Province, July 7, 1911, page 32, column 5.

Vancouver Province, July 7, 1911, page 32, column 5.

Vancouver Province, January 7, 1929, page 15, column 2.

Vancouver Province, January 7, 1929, page 15, column 2.

In 1937, the house was for sale.

Vancouver Province, September 8, 1937, page 18, column 8.

Vancouver Province, September 8, 1937, page 18, column 8.

From 1938 to the early 1960s, the house was a rooming house.

Vancouver Province, February 7, 1938, page 15, column 7.

Vancouver Province, February 7, 1938, page 15, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, July 17, 1964, page 38, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, July 17, 1964, page 38, column 4.

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.

2 thoughts on “1822 Comox Street

  1. Pingback: Daniel Joseph Costello (1878-1971) | westendvancouver

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