1949 Comox Street

1949 Comox Street, detail from Houses on the north side of the 1900 Block of Pendrell Street; about 1910 to 1920; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 371-723; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/houses-on-north-side-of-1900-block-of-pendrell-street.

1949 Comox Street, detail from Houses on the north side of the 1900 Block of Pendrell Street; about 1910 to 1920; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 371-723; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/houses-on-north-side-of-1900-block-of-pendrell-street.

1949 Comox Street, 1954; detail from First Beach; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1949 Comox Street, 1954; detail from First Beach; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1949 Comox Street, 1962; detail from West End from the air; Vancouver City Archives, 1962; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

1949 Comox Street, 1962; detail from West End from the air; Vancouver City Archives, 1962; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, west half of Lot 30.

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

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

1949 Comox Street and 1943 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.

1949 Comox Street and 1943 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 no references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched January 6, 2019].

James Brooke Farquhar lived in this house from 1908 to 1937.

The house became vacant in 1938.

From about 1939 to 1962, the house was a rooming house.

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1940, page 740.

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1940, page 740.

Vancouver Sun, October 29, 1940, page 16, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, October 29, 1940, page 16, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, January 4, 1962, page 37, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, January 4, 1962, page 37, column 1.

The house was demolished to make way for the Eagle Crest apartments, which appeared in 1963. The address of the new building was 1949 Comox Street.

Vancouver Sun, June 22, 1963, page 37, columns 7-8.

Vancouver Sun, June 22, 1963, page 37, columns 7-8.

1949 Comox Street; Eagle Crest apartments; Google Streets, searched January 6, 2019; image dated August 2011.

1949 Comox Street; Eagle Crest apartments; Google Streets, searched January 6, 2019; image dated August 2011.

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.]

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.]

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