1860 Comox Street

1860 Comox Street - 1959 - detail from Vancouver City Archives - Bu P508-5 - [Two residences in the 1800 block Comox Street]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/two-residences-in-1800-block-comox-street;rad

1860 Comox Street – 1959 – detail from Vancouver City Archives – Bu P508-5 – [Two residences in the 1800 block Comox Street]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/two-residences-in-1800-block-comox-street;rad

1860 Comox Street - about 1940 - detail from Rooftop view looking North from Sylvia Court - Vancouver Public Library - VPL Accession Number 4463

1860 Comox Street – about 1940 – detail from Rooftop view looking North from Sylvia Court – Vancouver Public Library – VPL Accession Number 4463

1860 Comox Street was on the south side of Comox Street, just east of Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 70, Lot 5.

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.

1860 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.

1860 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 17, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Allan, J. D.
Architect: Allan, T. A.
Builder: Allan, T. A.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 70 Sub: Resub: Lot: 5
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-11-17
Street Number: 1860
Street Name: Comox Street
Value: $10,000.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling house
Reference ID: VN-3000-3000-31

Vancouver directory listings from 1911 to 1920:

1911 to 1914 Allan, Joseph Dodd
1915 to 1916 Anderson, Joseph
1917 Rutledge, Anson
1918 to 1919 Paterson, Allan
1920 McGougan, Archibald

The house later offered rental accommodation.

Vancouver Province, May 26, 1939, page 27, column 5.

Vancouver Province, May 26, 1939, page 27, column 5.

In 1942, the house was for sale.

Vancouver Province, September 19, 1942, page 26, column 2.

Vancouver Province, September 19, 1942, page 26, column 2.

In 1943, a fire damaged the upper portion of the house. It appears that the damage was  later repaired.

Vancouver Sun, May 20, 1943, page 2, columns 7-8.

Vancouver Sun, May 20, 1943, page 2, columns 7-8.

 

1860 Comox Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1860 Comox Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 10, 1955, page 30, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, February 10, 1955, page 30, column 7.

 

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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