1830 Comox Street

1836 Comox Street and 1830 Comox Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1836 Comox Street and 1830 Comox Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1830 Comox Street was on the south side of Comox Street, west of Denman Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 70, Lot 3 (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.

 

1836 Comox Street and 1830 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.

1836 Comox Street and 1830 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 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 February 17, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings from 1904 to 1920:

1909 to 1910 Kentish-Rankin, Lionel
1911 Crisp, Frederick George
1912 to 1916 Carter, William Doherty
1917 Shields, John Holton
1918 Howard, William H.
1919 to 1931 Williamson, Mrs. Alice (widow of Albert Williamson)

In later years, the house offered rental accommodations.

 

Vancouver Province, April 17, 1932, page 19, column 6 [edited image].

Vancouver Province, April 17, 1932, page 19, column 6 [edited image].

Vancouver Province, May 7, 1937, page 28, column 1.

Vancouver Province, May 7, 1937, page 28, column 1.

 

Calgary Herald, September 27, 1947, page 18, column 4.

Calgary Herald, September 27, 1947, page 18, column 4.

 

In 1953, the house was for sale.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 5, 1953, page 37, column 8.

Vancouver Sun, August 5, 1953, page 37, column 8.

 

The house continued to offer rental accommodation until the 1960s.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 17, 1960, page 56, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, November 17, 1960, page 56, column 3.

 

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.

4 thoughts on “1830 Comox Street

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