1069 Denman Street

1069 Denman Street - detail from City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 1348-14 - 1069 Denman - date 1968: http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1069-denman;rad

1069 Denman Street – detail from City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 1348-14 – 1069 Denman – date 1968: http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1069-denman;rad.

1069 Denman Street was on the west side of Denman Street, south of Comox Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 70, south half of Lot 1.

 

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.

 

1069 Denman Street and 1075 Denman Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver Vol. 1; 1913-1920; Chas. E. Goad Company; Plate 63; Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; Vancouver City Archives; 1972-582.38; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

 

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 September 7, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings for 1069 Denman Street from 1908 to 1920.

 

1908 Mallett, Arthur Ernest
1909 Oppenheimer, Milton
1913 Oppenheimer, Solomon
1914 to 1918 Brenton, Charles Jewell
1914 Oppenheimer, Mrs. Florence
1915 Kutzschan, Oscar
1916 Vacant
1919 Woodward, Percival Archibald
1920 Bate, Thomas

 

The house often offered rental accommodations, and from time to time the contents of the house were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Province, September 27, 1916, page 15, column 4.

 

 

Vancouver Province, September 4, 1919, page 20, column 6.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, November 23, 1923, page 12, column 8.

 

 

Vancouver Province, June 6, 1929, page 23, column 6.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, September 13, 1932, page 14, column 1.

 

Vancouver Province, December 17, 1938, page 29, column 7.

 

In 1946, the property was for sale for $6,200.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 9, 1946, page 23, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, February 9, 1946, page 23, column 1.

 

William Thomas Powell and his family lived in this house in the 1950s and early 1960s.

 

1075 Denman Street and 1069 Denman Street, 1954; detail from BO-54-211 : First Beach; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

 

1075 Denman Street and 1069 Denman Street, 1957; detail from [Aerial view of the West End showing the increase of apartment buildings west of Cardero Street]; Vancouver City Archives; Dist P133; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-west-end-showing-increase-of-apertment-buildings-west-of-cadero-street.

By the late 1960s, a low-rise commercial building was on the property. It appears to have two addresses: 1071 Denman Street on the left and 1069 Denman Street on the right.

 

1071 Denman Street and 1069 Denman Street; Google Maps, aerial view (3D); searched September 8, 2019.

 

The City of Vancouver Vanmapp site shows 1069 Denman Street, but it does not show a separate lot description for 1071 Denman Street.

 

1069 Denman Street; Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

 

1069 Denman Street: Later Years

A Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise was on the site from the late 1960s to the 1980s, with an address of 1069 Denman Street.

 

Vancouver Province, March 12, 1969, page 31, column 2.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, November 13, 1980, page 67, column 9.

 

Vancouver Sun, December 1, 1995, page F4, column 6.

 

A Ukrainian cafe was at this location for a time. Akira Sushi is there currently.

 

1069 Denman Street; Google Streets, searched November 18, 2018; image dated June 2017.

1069 Denman Street; Google Streets, searched November 18, 2018; image dated June 2017.

 

 

1071 Denman Street

A beauty salon has been at 1071 Denman Street since the early 1970s.

 

Vancouver Province, February 22, 1973, page 40, column 1.

 

 

1071 Denman Street; Google Streets; searched September 8, 2019; image dated May 2019.

3 thoughts on “1069 Denman Street

  1. Pingback: Percival Archibald Woodward (1888-1968) | westendvancouver

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