1047 Denman Street was a small house on the west side of Denman Street, north of Comox Street.
Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block: 69; Lot 40.
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 July 12, 2019].
Vancouver directory listings from 1901 to 1922:
|1901 to 1903||Currie, Mrs.|
|1905 to 1906||Rainsford, Benjamin Clews|
|1907 to 1909||Haworth, Eliot Nixon|
|1910||Reid, Harry Leighton|
|1911 to 1912||Brenton, Charles Jewell|
|1913 to 1914||Reid, Lestock Blair|
|1916||Harrison, Cuthbert Henry|
|1917 to 1918||Cornett, Henry Owen|
|1919 to 1922||Jenkins, Arthur|
From the late 1930s to the 1950s, the house was for sale several times.
In 1949, the owner of 1047 Denman Street objected to an increase in property assessments.
The house was for sale in 1952.
By 1954, the house was gone, and a commercial building was on the site.
In 1955, Spotless Cleaners had a dry-cleaning business at this address.
In the 1970s, the Bank of British Columbia had a branch at 1047 Denman Street.
In early 1982, the property was for rent.
By the fall of 1982, a restaurant had taken over the site.
A series of restaurants has occupied this location until the present time.
“Cacao 70 closes West End Vancouver location, other locations may follow,” by Lindsay William-Ross, Vancouver is Awesome, May 13, 2019; https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2019/05/13/cacao-70-denman-vancouver-closed/: “The first Vancouver location of Quebec-based chocolate café Cacao 70 has closed, at 1047 Denman Street in the West End.