675 Denman Street

Location of 675 Denman Street, detail from Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street, 1913; Plate 48; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.23; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-48-denman-street-to-georgia-street-to-chilco-street-to-haro-street.

Location of 675 Denman Street, detail from Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street, 1913; Plate 48; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.23; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-48-denman-street-to-georgia-street-to-chilco-street-to-haro-street.

675 Denman Street was on the west side of Denman Street, between Georgia Street and Alberni Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 65; Lot 1.

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 March 1, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit: 10723
Owner: Gamage, B. V.
Architect: Gardiner, W. F.
Builder: Cox, Edward
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1919-09-19
Street Number: 775 [675]
Street Name: Denman Street
Value: $2,500.00
Remarks: Dwelling/House; erection of a five-room bungalow; street address changed to 675 by phone 19-2-20 apg.
Reference ID: VN-1419-1420-10

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 12267
Owner: Gamage, V.
Architect:
Builder: Baker, G. R.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1920-09-14
Street Number: 675
Street Name: Denman Street
Value: $500.00
Remarks: Repairs;
Reference ID: VN-1599-1600-18

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: A-850
Owner: Gamage, Mrs. M.
Architect:
Builder: Baker, S. B.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1921-05-10
Street Number: 675
Street Name: Denman Street
Value: $50.00
Remarks: Garage; Repairs/Alterations;
Reference ID: VN-19215248-11
British Columbia Record, September 15, 1920, page 4, column 3; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers/xbcrecord/items/1.0171980#p3z2r0f:

British Columbia Record, September 15, 1920, page 4, column 3; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers/xbcrecord/items/1.0171980#p3z2r0f:

Victor Bernard Gamage lived at 675 Denman Street in 1920 and 1921.

The house was a private dwelling during the 1920s and 1930s.

In the 1940s, the house offered rental accommodation.

Vancouver Province, July 19, 1948, page 19, column 4.

Vancouver Province, July 19, 1948, page 19, column 4.

In 1956, the house was demolished.

Vancouver Sun, May 4, 1956, page 38, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, May 4, 1956, page 38, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, May 12, 1956, page 39, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, May 12, 1956, page 39, column 1.

A low-rise commercial building appeared on the site in the 1950s.

West side of Denman Street, between Georgia Street and Alberni Street; detail from Denman and Georgia [Streets looking] south; between 1980 and 1997; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 772-537; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/denman-and-georgia-streets-looking-south.

West side of Denman Street, between Georgia Street and Alberni Street; detail from Denman and Georgia [Streets looking] south; between 1980 and 1997; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 772-537; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/denman-and-georgia-streets-looking-south.

A two-storey retail building later appeared on the site, with an address of 679 Denman Street.

679 Denman Street; Google Streets; searched March 1, 2019; image dated May 2014.

679 Denman Street; Google Streets; searched March 1, 2019; image dated May 2014.

1800 Block Alberni Street (north side), Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

1800 Block Alberni Street (north side), Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

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