1935 Comox Street – about 1910 – detail from postcard – Gilford Street – Vancouver BC – Valentine and Sons Publishing Co.
Note: if 1935 Comox Street is the house on the left above, it was either altered or moved by the time of the postcard photograph at the top of this page. (Or, perhaps, the postcard image was altered.) The roofline and front of the house are not the same in both pictures. 1935 Comox Street and 1929 Comox Street – House being built at Gilford and Comox, [detail] 1903; Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number: 1878; http://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/52/1878.jpg
1935 Comox Street was on the north side of Comox Street, west of Gilford Street.
Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, west half of Lot 31.
1900 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.
1935 Comox and 1929 Comox Street; 1913, detail from Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street; 1972-582.29 – Plate 54; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.29; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.
There are no references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits:
http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 10, 2014].
Vancouver directory listings from 1901 to 1942:
The house was for sale in November 1942 and in September 1948.
Vancouver Province, November 19, 1942, page 20, column 5.
Vancouver Sun, September 10, 1948, page 36, column 6.
The house was a private residence and rooming house through the 1950s and early 1960s.
Vancouver Province, May 17, 1943, page 20, column 2.
Vancouver Sun, February 18, 1961, page 34, column 3.
1935 Comox Street and 1929 Comox Street; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.
The house was demolished to make way for the Eagle Crest apartments, 1949 Comox Street, which appeared in 1963. Further information appears on the page for
1949 Comox Street.
1900 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.]