1076 Denman Street is on the east side of Denman Street, south of the intersection with Comox Street.
Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block: 60; north portion of Lot 14.
The property was vacant on the 1901 version of the Vancouver fire insurance plan.
Three houses were on Lot 12 on the 1903 version of the Vancouver fire insurance plan: 1076 Denman Street; 1084 Denman Street; and 1094 Denman 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 February 1, 2020].
Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1934.
|1903||Garfield, Herbert Edward|
|1904||Lawrence, Robert Collins|
|1905 to 1907||Findlater, Charles|
|1909 to 1913||Findlater, Charles|
|1913 to 1918||Kitley, Henry Bartlett|
|1919 to 1934||Findlater, Charles|
In 1936, the house was for sale.
Rental accommodation continued to be available at this address.
In the late 1940s, the Vancouver directories listed this address as an apartment building. Like the other addresses on this part of Denman Street, the house had an addition on the front to accommodate more living space and commercial businesses.
In 1952, Michael and Mary Gurney were operating a delicatessen ay 1076 Denman Street.
From 1953 to 1968, the Hippocampus seafood restaurant was at 1076 Denman Street. (Rental accommodation was also available at this address.)
In 1959, the restaurant business was for sale.
This address continued to offer rental accommodations in the 1960s.
In 1973, the West End Curry Pot was at 1076 Denman Street.
A series of restaurants has operated at this location until the present time.