1184 Denman Street

Simpson Block, about 1920, detail from View of English Bay Beach and bathhouses from the pier, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1504-2; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-english-bay-beach-and-bathhouses-from-pier.

Simpson Block, about 1920, detail from View of English Bay Beach and bathhouses from the pier, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1504-2; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-english-bay-beach-and-bathhouses-from-pier.

 

1184 Denman Street was a commercial space on the ground floor of the Simpson Block, which was on the northeast corner of Denman Street and Davie Street. (Further information on this building appears on the page for the Simpson Block (Simpson Apartment Building): https://westendvancouver.wordpress.com/named-buildings/simpson-block-simpson-apartment-building/.

 

Simpson Block Apartments; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Plate 54; Cardero Street to Comox Street to Denman Street to Beach Avenue/Burnaby Street; Vancouver City Archives, 1972-582.39; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

Simpson Block Apartments; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Plate 54; Cardero Street to Comox Street to Denman Street to Beach Avenue/Burnaby Street; Vancouver City Archives, 1972-582.39; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

 

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1914 to 1920.

 

1913 to 1914 English Bay Clothes Cleaners
1915 to 1916 Allen, George Bertram
1917 Vacant
1918 to 1919 Lyons, John

 

 

Vancouver Daily World, April 11, 1914, page 21, column 3.

 

Vancouver Province, July 6, 1916, page 20, column 7.

 

Vancouver Sun, July 5, 1930, page 18, column 4.

 

A barber shop continued at this address through the 1950s and possibly later.

In the late 1960s, Isaacs Drugs occupied this location as part of its store on the ground floor of the Simpson Block.

 

Isaacs Drugs, detail from Automobile movement to English Bay, June 1969; Vancouver City Archves; CVA 780-403; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/automobile-movement-to-english-bay.

 

This address now occupies part of the building that replaced the Simpson Block at the northeast corner of Denman Street and Davie Street.

 

Denman Street and Davie Street, Google Street View, searched April 7, 2018; image dated June 2017.

Denman Street and Davie Street, Google Street View, searched April 7, 2018; image dated June 2017.

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