1037 Denman Street

Probably 1037 Denman Street - Detail from [B C Electric Railway] open car operating on Denman Street running to English Bay - Vancouver City Archives - AM336-S3-2 - CVA 677-83

Probably 1037 Denman Street – Detail from [B C Electric Railway] open car operating on Denman Street running to English Bay – Vancouver City Archives – AM336-S3-2 – CVA 677-83; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/b-c-electric-railway-open-car-operating-on-denman-street-running-to-english-bay.

1037 Denman Street was on the west side of Denman Street, between Nelson Street and Comox Street.

 

1037 Denman Street - [Exterior of residence - 1037 Denman Street] Vancouver City Archives - AM54-S4 - Bu P508-86 - Dec 1956

1037 Denman Street – [Exterior of residence – 1037 Denman Street] Vancouver City Archives – AM54-S4 – Bu P508-86 – Dec 1956; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-residence-1037-denman-street.

 

1037 Denman Street - [House at] 1037 Denman - City of Vancouver Archives - AM1348 - CVA 1348-7 - date 1968

1037 Denman Street – [House at] 1037 Denman – City of Vancouver Archives – AM1348 – CVA 1348-7 – date 1968; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/house-at-1037-denman.

 

1037 Denman Street - probably about 1970s - http-farm4-static-flickr-com-3257-3099601022_96b42edd5d-jpg

1037 Denman Street – probably about 1970s –https://farm4.static.flickr.com/3257/3099601022_96b42edd5d.jpg.

 

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, Lot 40 (north third of lot).

 

Denman Street - between Nelson Street and Comox Street - Detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver - July 1897 - revised June 1901 - Sheet 43 - Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

Denman Street – between Nelson Street and Comox Street – Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver – July 1897 – revised June 1901 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

 

Denman Street - between Nelson Street and Comox Street - Detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver - July 1897 - revised June 1903 - Sheet 43 - Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

Denman Street – between Nelson Street and Comox Street – Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver – July 1897 – revised June 1903 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

 

Denman Street - between Nelson Street and 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

Denman Street – between Nelson Street and 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.

 

1037 Denman Street, 1047 Denman Street, 1055 Denman Street; detail from detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 54 [Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street]; 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 August 1, 2019].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Arkley, A. S.
Architect: Mahers?, J. H.
Builder: Arkley, A. S.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1910-03-30
Street Number: 1037
Street Name: Denman Street
Value: $400.00
Remarks: Frame addition
Reference ID: VN-3100-3101-1447

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1900 to 1944.

1900 to 1944 Arkley, Alfred Stanley

 

1037 Denman Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

Members of the Arkley family continued to live in the house until the early 1960s.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 21, 1961, page 24, column 4.

 

1037 Denman Street, 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

 

In 1965, the house was for rent.

 

Vancouver Sun, July 2, 1965, page 38, column 8.

 

1037 Denman Street (from south), 1968; detail from 1055 Denman Street at northwest corner with Comox Street, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1348-12; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1055-denman-at-n-w-corner-with-comox.

 

From the 1970s until about 1983, National Trust Company had a branch at this location.

 

Vancouver Province, September 5, 1975, page 24, column 2.

 

Since the mid-1980s, a series of restaurants has operated at 1037 Denman Street.

 

Vancouver Province, September 12, 1985, page 77, column 6.

 

Vancouver Province, July 29, 2004, page C5, column 1.

 

Maria’s Taverna, 1037 Denman Street; Google Streets; searched August 1, 2019; image dated September 2011.

 

 

Hub Restaurant, 1037 Denman Street; Google Streets; searched August 1, 2019; image dated May 2014.

 

Centro Restaurant, 1037 Denman Street; Google Streets; searched August 1, 2019; image dated August 2018.

 

Sources

“Successful restaurateurs keep it all in the family,” by Judith Lane, Georgia Straight, March 21, 2007; https://www.straight.com/article-76640/successful-restaurateurs-keep-it-all-in-the-family [includes section on Maria’s Taverna].

“Hub Restaurant grand opening on Denman Street,” DH News, December 31, 2017; https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/hub-restaurant-grand-opening-on-denman-street.

“Hub restaurant closes in Vancouver’s Yaletown but may reopen in suburbs,” by Craig Takeuchi, Georgia Straight, November 7, 2017; https://www.straight.com/food/992061/hub-restaurant-closes-vancouvers-yaletown-may-reopen-suburbs.

“Pronto owner forges onward with new Italian restaurant Centro in Vancouver’s West End,” by Craig Takeuchi, Georgia Straight, April 11, 2018; https://www.straight.com/food/1056901/pronto-owner-forges-onward-new-italian-restaurant-centro-west-end.

 

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