1877 Comox Street

1877 Comox Street - about 1910 - detail from postcard - Gilford Street - Vancouver BC - Valentine and Sons Publishing Co

1877 Comox Street – about 1910 – detail from postcard – Gilford Street – Vancouver BC – Valentine and Sons Publishing Co.

 

1877 Comox Street - detail from Rooftop view looking North from Sylvia Court - Vancouver Public Library - 1940 - VPL Accession number 4463

1877 Comox Street – detail from Rooftop view looking North from Sylvia Court – Vancouver Public Library – 1940 – VPL Accession number 4463.

1877 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 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 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

Vancouver directory listings from 1906 to 1920:

1906 to 1910 Wood, William Henry (Junior)
1911 to 1913 Burnett, Frank (Junior)
1914 to 1918 Lochead, Alexander Cameron
1919 to 1920 Corbett, Mrs. Gertrude Ethel

The house was for sale in 1908.

Vancouver Daily World, September 19, 1908, page 20, column 7.

In 1913 and 1918, the house was for rent.

Vancouver Province, April 14, 1913, page 20, column 5.

 

Vancouver Daily World, May 25, 1918, page 21, column 2.

 

The house was a private residence from the 1920s to the 1940s.

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

 

In the 1950 and early 1960s, the house offered rental accommodation.

Vancouver Sun, April 22, 1953, page 40, column 2.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 1, 1961, page 52, column 8.

 

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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