1182 Denman Street

1178 Denman Street, 1180 Denman Street and 1182 Denman Street; May 1946; detail from B.C. Electric Railway trolley truck near the corner of Davie Street and Denman Street stringing trolley wire; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 586-4318; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/b-c-electric-railway-trolley-truck-near-corner-of-davie-street-and-denman-street-stringing-trolley-wire-3.

 

1182 Denman Street was one of three addresses in a building on the east side of Denman Street, north of the intersection with Davie Street. (Further general information appears on the page for 1178 Denman Street, 1180 Denman Street and 1182 Denman Street.)

 

1174 Denman Street, 1178 Denman Street, 1180 Denman Street, 1182 Denman Street, and 1184 Denman Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 48; [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.

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1909 to 1920.

 

1909 Denman Billiard Room
1911 New College for Boys
1912 Levy, Beatrice A.
1913 Weiner, Harris
1915 to 1919 Lott, James
1920 to 1930s English Bay Shoe Repairing Company

 

In 1913, the property was available to rent.

 

Vancouver Province, January 16, 1913, page 21, column 3.

 

Vancouver Province, January 30, 1913, page 21, column 3.

 

From 1915 to about 1932, James Lott operated a shoe repair business at this location.

 

Vancouver Daily World, February 28, 1918, page 11, column 3.

 

In 1932, the shoe repair business was for sale.

 

Vancouver Sun, July 30, 1932, page 22, column 1.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 29, 1932, page 13, column 5.

 

The space was vacant in 1934 and 1934.

In 1935, George Ainslie Evans and his wife, Margaret, operated the Particular Delicatessen at 1182 Denman Street.

 

BC and Yukon Directory, 1935, page 1311.

 

In 1936, an auctioneer was selling the contents of 1182 Denman Street.

 

Vancouver Sun, July 15, 1935, page 10, column 8.

 

In 1937, Charles and Rose price were living at 1182 Denman Street. Rose operated the Home Café.

 

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1937, page 1013 [selected and edited portions].

 

The business was for sale in 1937, 1938 and 1941.

 

Vancouver Province, October 8, 1937, page 25, column 2.

 

Vancouver Province, October 1, 1938, page 28, column 1.

 

Vancouver Province, August 11, 1941, page 17, column 4.

 

In 1942 and 1947, the property from 1174 Denman Street to 1182 Denman Street was for sale.

 

Vancouver Province, May 16, 1942, page 28, column 5.

 

Vancouver Province, September 13, 1947, page 33, column 2.

 

In 1954, the contents of a café at 1182 Denman Street were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Province, December 9, 1954, page 43, column 3.

 

In 1973, the Argyle Grocery at 1182 Denman Street was for sale.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 24, 1973, page 89, column 4.

 

1182 Denman Street, about 1975; Detail from N.E. Corner Davie and Denman Sts; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 447-370; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/n-e-corner-davie-and-denman-sts.

 

In August 1975, there was a fire in two nearby buildings on Davie Street, including the Simpson Block, which was next door. The fire seriously burned parts of the Simpson Building. The smoke damaged the contents of the Argyle Grocery, which sometimes had an address of 1180 Denman Street, although its normal address was 1182 Denman Street.

 

The Vancouver Sun, August 16, 1975, page 10, columns 1-2 (middle).

The Vancouver Sun, August 16, 1975, page 10, columns 1-2 (middle).

 

The building later disappeared as part of the redevelopment of the Simpson Block site, which was at the northeast corner of Denman Street and Davie Street. Further information appears on the page for the Simpson Block.

 

Denman and Davie Streets looking east, [between 1980 and 1997]; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 772-532; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/denman-and-davie-streets-looking-east.

Denman and Davie Streets looking east, [between 1980 and 1997]; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 772-532; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/denman-and-davie-streets-looking-east.