1836 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/.

1836 Comox Street was on the south side of Comox Street, west of Denman Street.

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

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 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 23, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit: 7079
Owner: Almond, H. E.
Architect: Almond, H. E.
Builder: Almond, H. E.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 70 Sub: Resub: Lot: W 1/2 of 3
Date (Y-M-D): 1914-09-11
Street Number: 1836
Street Name: Comox Street
Value: $100.00
Remarks: Office/Store; One-storey frame garage [DBR]; [added full legal desc.]
Reference ID: VN-3500-3501-1019

Vancouver directory listings from 1904 to 1920:

1909 to 1917 Almond, Henry Elston
1918 to 1920 Amiss, John Haines

In later years, the house offered rental accommodations.

Vancouver Sun, November 28, 1928, page 21, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, November 28, 1928, page 21, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, November 18, 1936, page 19, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, November 18, 1936, page 19, column 2.

In 1941, the house was for sale.

Vancouver Province, April 12, 1941, page 31, column 2.

Vancouver Province, April 12, 1941, page 31, column 2.

The house continued to offer rental accommodations in the 1950s and early 1960s.

Vancouver Sun, May 19, 1951, page 38, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, May 19, 1951, page 38, 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.

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