1845 Comox Street was on the north side of Comox Street, about midway between Gilford Street and Denman Street.
Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, east half of Lot 37.
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].
|Owner:||Edwards, H. J.|
|Builder:||Edwards, H. J.|
|Legal Address:||DL: 185 Block: 69 Sub: Resub: Lot: 37|
|Street Number:||[1845 & 1851]|
|Street Name:||Comox Street|
|Remarks:||Two frame dwellings|
Vancouver directory listings from 1902 to 1928:
|1902 to 1928||Oats, Thomas Russell Kennedy|
In 1905, the house was available for a short term lease.
By the 1930s, the house offered rental accommodation.
In 1951, the house was for sale.
The house continued to offer rental accommodations in the 1950s.
In March 1964, the furniture in the house was for sale. House wreckers were preparing to demolish the house.
In June 1964, a new 12-storey apartment building was under construction on the site. Three men were working on a construction crane when it toppled over and crashed into some upright reinforcing rods. One worker was injured.
By January 1965, the new rental apartment building was on the site. It was called “The Ocean Bay,” and the address was 1845 Comox Street.
Ocean Bay, 1845 Comox Street; https://www.emporis.com/buildings/113168/ocean-bay-vancouver-canada
Ocean Bay, 1845 Comox Street; https://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=15683.