1869 Comox Street

1869 Comox Street - about 1910 - detail from postcard - Gilford Street - Vancouver BC - Valentine and Sons Publishing Co

1869 Comox Street – about 1910 – detail from postcard – Gilford Street – Vancouver BC – Valentine and Sons Publishing Co

1869 Comox Street - detail from Rooftop view looking North from Sylvia Court - Vancouver Public Library - 1940 - VPL Accession number 4463

1869 Comox Street – detail from Rooftop view looking North from Sylvia Court – Vancouver Public Library – 1940 – VPL Accession number 4463

1869 Comox Street was on the north side of Comox Street, just west of Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, Lot 35.

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.

 

1877 Comox Street and 1869 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 two references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched April 19, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Gibson, P.
Architect: Gibson, P.
Builder: Gibson, P.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 69 Sub: Resub: Lot: 35
Date (Y-M-D): 1904-08-03
Street Number: [1869 & 1877]
Street Name: Comox Street
Value: $3,000.00
Remarks: Two frame dwellings
Reference ID: VN-8210-8211-24

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: A-1135
Owner: Burdis, W. D.
Architect:
Builder: Owner
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1921-06-13
Street Number: 1869
Street Name: Comox Street
Value: $100.00
Remarks: Garage; New;
Reference ID: VN-19215254-10

Vancouver directory listings from 1907 to 1928:

1907 to 1928  Burdis, William David

In 1930, the house was available to rent.

Vancouver Province, April 12, 1930, page 16, column 5.

In 1933, the house was for sale.

Vancouver Province, April 11, 1933, page 17, column 2.

The house continued to offer rental accommodations from the 1930s until the early 1960s.

Vancouver Sun, October 27, 1939, page 18, column 8.

 

1877 Comox Street and 1869 Comox Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

1877 Comox Street and 1869 Comox Street; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

In 1964, the house was gone. A new apartment building called “Park West” was on the site, with an address of 1869 Comox Street.

1800 Block Comox Street (north side), Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

1800 Block Comox Street (north side), Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

Vancouver Sun, August 22, 1964, page 40, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, August 22, 1964, page 40, column 2.

 

1869 Comox Street; Google Streets, searched December 1, 2018; image dated April 2009.

1869 Comox Street; Google Streets, searched December 1, 2018; image dated April 2009.

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