1080 Denman Street

1076 Denman Street; 1080 Denman Street; 1084 Denman Street; 1094 Denman Street; “[Stores on Denman Street,” Vancouver City Archives; 1928; Str N267.1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/stores-on-denman-street.

 

1080 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.

 

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.

 

 

1076 Denman Street; 1080 Denman Street; 1084 Denman Street; 1094 Denman Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver Volume 1; 1913-1920; Chas. E. Goad Company; Plate 55; Vancouver City Archives; Item : 1972-582.39 – Plate 64 [Cardero Street to Comox Street to Denman Street to Beach Avenue/Burnaby Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-64-cardero-street-to-comox-street-to-denman-street-to-beach-avenue-burnaby-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 August 20, 2019].

This address was listed as “vacant” in the Vancouver directory listings from 1915 to 1920.

 

1915 to 1920 Vacant

 

Although the directory listings said that the property was vacant, it still appeared as a contact address for real estate listings during that period.

 

Vancouver Province, March 16, 1916, page 16, column 3.

 

Vancouver Daily World, August 16, 1920, page 16, column 6.

 

In the 1920s and 1930s, the property was a store with living quarters.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 23, 1921, page 12, column 7.

 

Vancouver Province, January 19, 1931, page 14, column 8.

 

In May 1931, the store fixtures at 1080 Denman Street were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 16, 1931, page 24, column 7.

 

Denman Grocery was at 1080 Denman Street in the mid-1930s.

 

Swift Canadian Company Limited advertisement, Vancouver Province, April 17, 1935, page 11, column 2.

 

In 1940, 1080 Denman Street was for sale, along with two other stores.

 

Vancouver Province, June 15, 1940, page 27, column 6.

 

 

1094 Denman Street, 1084 Denman Street; 1076 Denman Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

 

1094 Denman Street, 1084 Denman Street; 1080 Denman Street; 1076 Denman Street; detail from Aerial view of the West End showing the increase of apartment buildings west of Cardero Street; 1957; Vancouver City Archives; Dist P133; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-west-end-showing-increase-of-apertment-buildings-west-of-cadero-street.

 

 

1076 Denman Street; 1080 Denman Street; 1084 Denman Street; 1094 Denman Street [early construction of Denman Place Mall on the left of the frame]; Fritz Autzen photo, about 1965; Fritz Autzen and the West End’s Hippocampus; by Eve Lazarus, January 11, 2019; http://evelazarus.com/fritz-autzen-and-the-west-ends-hippocampus/. [This link is apparently no longer active in 2020.]

 

A series of restaurants has been at this location since the 1980s.

 

Vancouver Sun, January 19, 1995, page 24, column 6.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 6, 1998, page 39, column 2.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 5, 2004, page 30, columns 1-3.

 

 

1080 Denman Street, Google Streets; searched August 20, 2019; image dated May 2019.