1055 Denman Street

1055 Denman Street - Vancouver City Archives - AM1348 - CVA 1348-12 - 1968; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/index.php/1055-denman-at-n-w-corner-with-comox

1055 Denman Street – Vancouver City Archives – AM1348 – CVA 1348-12 – 1968; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/index.php/1055-denman-at-n-w-corner-with-comox.

 

1055 Denman Street was on the northwest corner of Denman Street and Comox Street.

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block: 69; south half of Lot 40.

 

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 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 4, 2019].

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1901 to 1920:

1901 MacDonald, John Archibald
1902 to 1910 Geddes, John Percival
1911 Johnstone, John Sutherland
1912 to 1913 Sankey, Arthur Vernon
1914 to 1916 Brenton, Charles Jewell
1917 Occupied
1918 to 1920 St. John, Henry Augustus Bolingbroke

 

 

Vancouver Province, May 30, 1901, page 6, column 6.

 

Vancouver Province, December 14, 1910, page 29, column 5.

 

Vancouver Province, December 20, 1911, page 29, column 7.

 

In 1917, the contents of the house were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Daily World, August 18, 1917, page 19, column 2.

 

In 1928, the occupant of 1055 Denman Street was involved in a series of discussions with city officials about the use of fences on city boulevards.

 

Vancouver Province, April 24, 1928, page 5, column 4.

 

From the 1940s to the early 1970s, the house offered rental accommodations.

 

Vancouver Province, November 1, 1940, page 28, column 8.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, March 29, 1951, page 33, column 6.

 

1055 Denman Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

Vancouver Sun, June 9, 1962, page 38, column 2.

 

 

1055 Denman Street; 1962; detail from West End from the air; Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

 

Vancouver Sun, January 9, 1970, page 45, column 6.

 

Since 1970, a series of convenience stores has been at this location.

 

Northwest corner of Denman Street and Comox Street; Google Streets, searched July 4, 2019; image dated May 2009.

 

Vancouver Sun, December 15, 1970, page 33, column 7.

 

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