Denman Street runs from English Bay to Coal Harbour. It is a main thoroughfare in the West End.
Source of name
This is one of the streets that Lauchlan Hamilton named after features on a Pacific Coast admiralty chart.
Denman Street was named after Denman Island, which in turn was named after Rear Admiral Joseph Denman (1810-1874), the commander-in-chief of the Pacific station from 1864-1866.
Elizabeth Walker, Street Names of Vancouver, 1999, p. 34.
Richard Edward Allen, A Pictorial History of Vancouver: Book 1: Origin of Street and Place Names, 1982, p. 85.
John T. Walbran, British Columbia Coast Names: Their Origin and History, Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau, 1909, page 137 [reprinted: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd., 1971].
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