1151 Denman Street

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 958.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 958.

1151 Denman Street and 1155 Denman Street were the sites of two houses that belonged to John Morton. The houses were originally on the southwest corner of Denman Street and Pendrell Street.

1151 Denman Street and 1155 Denman Street; detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 - Sheet 45 - Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1151 Denman Street and 1155 Denman Street; detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 – Sheet 45 – Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1151 Denman Street and 1155 Denman Street; detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 - Sheet 45 - Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1151 Denman Street and 1155 Denman Street; detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 45 – Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

Around 1912, the houses were moved around the corner to the 1800 block of Pendrell Street.

 

1822 Pendrell Street - foreground - and 1816 Pendrell Street - rear - about 1912 - detail from postcard - The West End - Looking up Pendrell Street - Vancouver BC

1822 Pendrell Street – foreground – and 1816 Pendrell Street – rear – about 1912 – detail from postcard – The West End – Looking up Pendrell Street – Vancouver BC.

The West End, looking up Pendrell Street, Vancouver, B.C. [detail] ; University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Uno Langmann Family Collection of B.C. Photographs. UL_1666_0007; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/langmann/items/1.0369105#p0z-2r0f:

The West End, looking up Pendrell Street, Vancouver, B.C. [detail] ; University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Uno Langmann Family Collection of B.C. Photographs. UL_1666_0007; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/langmann/items/1.0369105#p0z-2r0f:

District: Vancouver
Permit: 1649
Owner: Morton, John
Architect: Morton, John
Builder: Morton, John
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 71 Sub: Resub: Lot: 2
Date (Y-M-D): 1912-03-04
Street Number: 1816-1822
Street Name: Pendrell Street
Value: $600.00
Remarks: 2 repairs; move residence [BCR]
Reference ID: VN-3300-3301-444

Heritage Vancouver; Vancouver Building Permits; http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/ [searched September 6, 2018.]

1816 Pendrell Street and 1822 Pendrell 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.

1816 Pendrell Street and 1822 Pendrell 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.

1822 Pendrell Street and 1816 Pendrell Street (formerly 1151 Denman Street and 1155 Denman Street); detail from Chas. E. Goad Company, 1913; Plate 63 Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; 1972-582.38; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

1822 Pendrell Street and 1816 Pendrell Street (formerly 1151 Denman Street and 1155 Denman Street); detail from Chas. E. Goad Company, 1913; Plate 63 Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; 1972-582.38; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

The two houses were still on Pendrell Street in 1954 and 1957.

1822 Pendrell Street and 1816 Pendrell Street, 1954; detail from BO-54-211: First Beach; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1822 Pendrell Street and 1816 Pendrell Street, 1954; detail from BO-54-211: First Beach; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1822 Pendrell Street and 1816 Pendrell 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.

1822 Pendrell Street and 1816 Pendrell 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.

The Pendrell Street lots later became part of the parking lot for Ocean Towers.

1800 Block Pendrell Street, south side; Google Streets; searched December 24, 2018; image dated May 2014.

1800 Block Pendrell Street, south side; Google Streets; searched December 24, 2018; image dated May 2014.

The Denman Street lots became the site of commercial buildings. The tenants have included a grocery store, restaurants, retail stores and a medical clinic.

Red and White truck being loaded in front of a Red and White Store on Morton Street [Avenue], October 24, 1933; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 99-4562; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/red-and-white-truck-being-loaded-in-front-of-red-and-white-store-on-morton-street. [Northwest corner of Denman Street and Morton Avenue, looking west. Name on store is Sam Kirkham (1886-1979). Name on truck is J.S. Daly: Jervoice Sydney Daly (1884-1967).]

Red and White truck being loaded in front of a Red and White Store on Morton Street [Avenue], October 24, 1933; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 99-4562; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/red-and-white-truck-being-loaded-in-front-of-red-and-white-store-on-morton-street. [Northwest corner of Denman Street and Morton Avenue, looking west. Name on store is Sam Kirkham (1886-1979). Name on truck is J.S. Daly: Jervoice Sydney Daly (1884-1967).]

Denman Street, west side, between Pendrell Street and Morton Avenue, 1954; detail from BO-54-211: First Beach; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

Denman Street, west side, between Pendrell Street and Morton Avenue, 1954; detail from BO-54-211: First Beach; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

Denman Street, west side, between Pendrell Street and Morton Avenue; Google Streets; searched December 24, 2018; image dated May 2018.

Denman Street, west side, between Pendrell Street and Morton Avenue; Google Streets; searched December 24, 2018; image dated May 2018.

Vancouver directory listings for 1151 Denman Street:

1901 to 1912 Morton, John
1912 to 1913 Barnard, Charles

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