1833 Comox Street

1833 Comox Street and 1823 Comox Street; 1954; detail from First Beach; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1833 Comox Street and 1823 Comox Street; 1954; detail from First Beach; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1833 Comox Street was on the north side of Comox Street, between Denman Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, Lot 38.

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.

1833 Comox Street and 1823 Comox Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Plate 54 Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay]; Vancouver City Archives, 1972-582.38; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

1833 Comox Street and 1823 Comox Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Plate 54 Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay]; Vancouver City Archives, 1972-582.38; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

There are is one reference to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 22, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit: 12707
Owner: Kent, D. H.
Architect:
Builder: Davidson, B.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1920-12-01
Street Number: 1833
Street Name: Comox Street
Value: $150.00
Remarks: Repairs;
Reference ID: VN-1629-1630-7

Vancouver directory listings from 1907 to 1920:

1907 to 1910; 1912 Harrison, Francis Edgar
1911 Studd, Edward Arthur Chichester
1914 Ker, Edwin Dickson
1916 Maxwell, Herbert Bowen
1917 Darling, William Lyell
1918 Farris, Wendell Burpee
1919 and 1920 Kerr, Allan [or Allen] James

Selected newspaper references to 1833 Comox Street.

Vancouver Daily World, August 7, 1912, page 4, column 1.

Vancouver Daily World, August 7, 1912, page 4, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, July 4, 1914, page 6, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, July 4, 1914, page 6, column 3.

Vancouver Daily World, March 13, 1916, page 11, column 1.

Vancouver Daily World, March 13, 1916, page 11, column 1.

Vancouver Province, July 11, 1934, column 5.

Vancouver Province, July 11, 1934, column 5.

The house continued as a private house and provider of rental accommodation until the 1950s.

In April 1955, the property was for sale.

Vancouver Sun, April 27, 1955, page 51, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, April 27, 1955, page 51, column 5.

At the end of 1955, a new apartment building was nearing completion on the property, with an address of 1835 Comox Street. The possession dates were to start in February 1956.

Vancouver Sun, December 29, 1955, page 26, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, December 29, 1955, page 26, column 7.

1835 Comox Street, 1957; detail from [Aerial view of the West End showing the increase of apartment buildings west of Cardero Street]; Vancouver City Archives, Dist P133, https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-west-end-showing-increase-of-apertment-buildings-west-of-cadero-street.

1835 Comox Street, 1957; detail from [Aerial view of the West End showing the increase of apartment buildings west of Cardero Street]; Vancouver City Archives, Dist P133, https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-west-end-showing-increase-of-apertment-buildings-west-of-cadero-street.

1835 Comox Street; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

1835 Comox Street; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

1835 Comox Street, 1968; detail from 1055 Denman Street at northwest corner with Comox Street, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1348-12; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1055-denman-at-n-w-corner-with-comox.

1835 Comox Street, 1968; detail from 1055 Denman Street at northwest corner with Comox Street, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1348-12; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1055-denman-at-n-w-corner-with-comox.

1835 Comox Street; Google Streets; searched February 22, 2019; image dated April 2009.

1835 Comox Street; Google Streets; searched February 22, 2019; image dated April 2009.

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