1084 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.

 

1084 Denman Street is on the east side of Denman Street, near the southeast corner of Denman Street and Comox Street. It appears to be part of the same house that has an address of 1086 Denman Street.

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block: 60; south 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

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 three references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 10, 2020].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Halbert, Wm.
Architect: Halbert, Wm.
Builder: Halbert, Wm.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 60 Sub: Resub: Lot: 14
Date (Y-M-D): 1902-02-07
Street Number:
Street Name: Denman Street & Comox Street (cor)
Value: $3,600.00
Remarks: Three frame dwellings, three stone foundations
Reference ID: VN-8216-8217-5

 

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Seath, H.
Architect: Seath, H.
Builder: Crawford, Wm.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1911-02-23
Street Number: 1084
Street Name: Denman Street
Value: $350.00
Remarks: Frame office
Reference ID: VN-3200-3201-817

 

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 6164
Owner: Seath, H.
Architect: Illingworth & Irving
Builder: Illingworth & Irving
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1914-02-02
Street Number: 1084
Street Name: Denman Street
Value: $500.00
Remarks: Repairs; Alterations to residence [DBR]
Reference ID: VN-3500-3501-108

 

 

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1920.

1903 Hallert, William
1904 to 1906 Alder, Percy Hugh
1907 King, Herbert Baxter
1908 Alson, Isabella Maria
1909 Gilchrist, Lauchlin
1910 to 1911 Binnie, James
1912 to 1919 Seath, Henry
1920 to 1922 Seath, Mrs. Henry

 

 

Vancouver Province, November 7, 1903, page 10, column 5.

 

For much of its life, the house has offered rental accommodation.

 

Vancouver Province, December 6, 1907, page 26, column 1.

 

 

Vancouver Province, July 29, 1910, page 30, column 2.

 

 

Vancouver Province, May 4, 1916, page 18, column 3.

 

 

Vancouver Province, April 24, 1923, page 14, column 6.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, June 17, 1954, page 39, column 2.

 

 

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

 

 

Vancouver Sun, January 17, 1957, page 36, column 7.

 

There are no obvious newspaper references to this address after 1957.

 

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.]

 

The house and the frontage buildings still exist in 2020.

 

1086 Denman Street and 1088 Denman Street; Google Streets; searched February 10, 2020; image dated May 2019.

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