1961 Comox Street

1961 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.

1961 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.

1961 Comox Street - detail from Exterior of the A.C. Hirschfeld home, 1963 Comox Street, Vancouver, about 1910; British Columbia Archives, Item I-68824; https://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/exterior-of-c-hirschfeld-home-1963-comox-street-vancouver-2.

1961 Comox Street – detail from Exterior of the A.C. Hirschfeld home, 1963 Comox Street, Vancouver, about 1910; British Columbia Archives, Item I-68824; https://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/exterior-of-c-hirschfeld-home-1963-comox-street-vancouver-2.

1961 Comox Street, 1954; detail from First Beach; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1961 Comox Street, 1954; detail from First Beach; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1961 Comox Street, 1962; detail from West End from the air; Vancouver City Archives, 1962; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

1961 Comox Street, 1962; detail from West End from the air; Vancouver City Archives, 1962; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

1961 Comox Street was on the north side of Comox Street, east of the intersection between Comox Street and Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, east portion of Lot 29.

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

1963 Comox Street and 1961 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.

1963 Comox Street and 1961 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 January 6, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Herchfeld, H. C. [A.C. Hirschfeld]
Architect: Grassett, E. Y.
Builder: Grassett, E. Y.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-09-16
Street Number: 1961
Street Name: Comox Street
Value: $1,500.00
Remarks: Alteration to dwelling
Reference ID: VN-3007-3007-58

Vancouver directory listing from 1901 to 1920

1901 to 1904 Sarel, Charles Wentworth
1905 Sharp, Henry Joseph
1906 Stein, William Thomas
1907 Burton, Amos Josiah
1908 Richardson, Mary Florence (Mrs. Peter Frank)
1909 Moon, Joseph Carter
1910 to 1911 Hirschfeld, Alfred Cyril
1911 to 1912 McKillip, Eliza Stein
1913 Stevenson, Catherine Alexandrina
1914 to 1917 Downes, Alfred
1918 to 1925 Kendall, John

All or parts of the house were available for rent from time to time. Auctioneers conducted several sales of furniture from the premises.

Vancouver Daily World, January 4, 1911, page 20, column 3.

Vancouver Daily World, January 4, 1911, page 20, column 3.

Vancouver Daily World, January 11, 1911, page 26, column 7.

Vancouver Daily World, January 11, 1911, page 26, column 7.

Vancouver Daily World, May 16, 1911, page 22, column 6.

Vancouver Daily World, May 16, 1911, page 22, column 6.

Vancouver Daily World, April 8, 1912, page 24, column 3.

Vancouver Daily World, April 8, 1912, page 24, column 3.

Vancouver Province, August 11, 1941, page 16, column 6.

Vancouver Province, August 11, 1941, page 16, column 6.

The house was a rental house until the early 1960s. It was demolished to make way for the parking lot of the Eagle Crest apartments, 1949 Comox Street, which appeared in 1963. Further information appears on the page for 1949 Comox Street.

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