760 Denman Street

750 Denman Street and 760 Denman Street, Vancouver, 1903, Elizabeth Morton – Media, http://www.hardtocomeby.com/wp01/p01_271c.JPG

750 Denman Street and 760 Denman Street, Vancouver, 1903, Elizabeth Morton – Media, http://www.hardtocomeby.com/wp01/p01_271c.JPG.

 

The house at 760 Denman Street was on the east side of Denman Street, between Alberni Street and Robson Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 55, Lot 15d.

 

Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 7 - Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

 

750 Denman Street and 760 Denman Street - detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

750 Denman Street and 760 Denman Street – detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

 

740 Denman Street, 742 Denman Street, 750 Denman Street, 760 Denman Street, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 49; [Cardero Street to Georgia Street to Denman Street to Haro Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-49-cardero-street-to-georgia-street-to-denman-street-to-haro-street.

 

There is one reference to both 750 Denman Street and 760 Denman Street in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched December 3, 2019].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Wilson, Max
Architect: Owner
Builder: Wilson, Max
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 55 Sub: Resub: Lot: C-D of 15-16
Date (Y-M-D): 1904-06-04
Street Number: [756 & 760]
Street Name: Denman Street
Value: $2,600.00
Remarks: Two frame dwellings
Reference ID: VN-8341-8342-28

 

There is one reference to 760 Denman Street in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched December 3, 2019].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 10473
Owner: McMillan, Mrs. J.
Architect: Self
Builder: Martin, A. (contr.)
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1919-07-24
Street Number: 760
Street Name: Denman Street
Value: $135.00
Remarks: Repairs; general repairs [BCR]
Reference ID: VN-1395-1396-23

 

John McMillan lived at 760 Denman Street in 1905.

His widow, Elizabeth McMillan, lived at 760 Denman Street from 1905 to 1929.

For much of its later life, the house offered rental accommodations.

 

Vancouver Province, February 18, 1931, page 19, column 2.

 

Vancouver Province, July 28, 1934, page 21, column 2.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 25, 1940, page 24, column 1.

 

In the 1940s and 1950s, the house was for sale several times.

 

Vancouver Province, July 27, 1944, page 21, column 6.

 

Vancouver Sun, April 24, 1947, page 21, column 7.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 12, 1951, page 41, column 4.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 4, 1951, page 33, column 6.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 16, 1953, page 47, column 6.

 

760 Denman Street, 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

 

Vancouver Province, April 21, 1970, page 27, column 2.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, April 2, 1974, page 46, column 1.

 

In 1975, the property was for sale.

 

Vancouver Sun, January 17, 1975, page 64, column 3.

 

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Morgan Stewart and Company Limited had an office at this location.

 

Navigable Waters Protection Act, detail from application by Igi’s Boat Builders; Richmond Review (Richmond, British Columbia), March 2, 1979, page 29, column 8.

  

New Address Number

At some point the City of Vancouver changed the street numbering for parts of this block. The address for 760 Denman Street eventually became 762 Denman Street.

 

700 block of Denman Street, east 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.]

 

By the 1990s, a residential building appeared on the site, with retail space on the ground floor.

 

Vancouver Sun, September 20, 1995, page 40, column 2.

 

762 Denman Street, Google Streets; searched December 3, 2019; image dated May 2019.

 

 

Sources

City of Vancouver; Maps; Property: https://maps.vancouver.ca/property/:

Property Report [selected portions]

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Address Information (3 record)

762 DENMAN ST

766 DENMAN ST

768 DENMAN ST

Legal Information (1 record)

PID: 011906481; Lot: D; Block: 55; Plan Number: VAP897; District Lot: 185; Legal Type: LAND; Folio Number: 110601460000

Legal Description: LOT D BLOCK 55 PLAN VAP897 DISTRICT LOT 185 NWD OF LOTS 15 & 16.

Postal Code: V6G 2L5

Full Address: 762 DENMAN ST

Build Year: 1990