1842 Georgia Street

1800 block Alberni Street (north side); detail from Vancouver City Archives – Van Sc P15 – Vancouver B C – looking east from Lost Lagoon; about 1931; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-b-c-from-air-looking-east-from-lost-lagoon;rad.

1800 block Alberni Street (north side) and Georgia Street (south side); detail from Vancouver City Archives – Van Sc P15 – Vancouver B C – looking east from Lost Lagoon; about 1931; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-b-c-from-air-looking-east-from-lost-lagoon;rad.

 

1842 Georgia Street was on the south side of Georgia Street, about midway between Denman Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block: 65; Lot: 3 or 4 [the exact location of this address is unclear].

 

1800 Block Georgia Street - detail from Insurance plan of the city of Vancouver - British Columbia - July 1897 - revised June 1901; sheet 43; http://data2.archives.ca/e/e427/e010674745-v8.jpg.

1800 Block Georgia Street – detail from Insurance plan of the city of Vancouver – British Columbia – July 1897 – revised June 1901; sheet 43; http://data2.archives.ca/e/e427/e010674745-v8.jpg.

 

1800 Block Georgia Street - detail from Insurance plan of the city of Vancouver - British Columbia - July 1897 - revised June 1903 - sheet 43; http://data2.archives.ca/e/e427/e010674745-v8.jpg.

1800 Block Georgia Street – detail from Insurance plan of the city of Vancouver – British Columbia – July 1897 – revised June 1903 – sheet 43; http://data2.archives.ca/e/e427/e010674745-v8.jpg.

 

1800 Block Georgia 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

1800 Block Georgia 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

 

1840 Georgia Street, 1840 Georgia Street (rear) and 1829 Alberni Street, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Vancouver City Archives, 1972-582.23; Plate 48 [Denman Street to Georgia Street to Chilco Street to Haro Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-48-denman-street-to-georgia-street-to-chilco-street-to-haro-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 February 1, 2020].

1842 Georgia Street appeared in the 1919 Vancouver directory as the address for “Trottmcgregor Engineering Company.”

 

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 882.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 882.

 

Spence & Wiles was a firm of furniture manufacturers at 1842 Georgia Street in 1920 and 1921.

 

In the late 1920s, Ross Thomson’s patent attorney business was at 1842-1852 Georgia Street.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 21, 1928, page 12, column 5.

 

Later, a series of manufacturing and retail businesses occupied this site.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 6, 1930, page 31, column 4.

 

In 1933, Frank, Charles and Ernest Chester had a patent brokerage business at 1842 Georgia Street.

 

Vancouver Sun, July 13, 1933, page 9, columns 1-2.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, February 28, 1934, page 20, column 3.

 

 

In mid-1934, an outboard supply and repair shop was at this location.

 

Vancouver Province, June 2, 1934, page 22, column 8.

 

In 1934, the Private Aircraft Club was at 1842 Georgia Street.

 

Vancouver Province, December 29, 1934, page 15, column 8.

 

 

Vancouver Province, August 5, 1935, page 11, column 2.

 

 

Vancouver Province, October 11, 1935, page 23, column 2.

 

 

Vancouver Province, October 14, 1936, page 19, column 5.

 

From 1937 to about 1946, Davidson’s Laminated Ski Factory was at 1842-1852 Georgia Street.

 

Vancouver Province, December 11, 1937, page 12, columns 1-3.

 

About 1946, Davidson’s expanded their business to include laminated boats and canoes, and the company became Moulded Plywoods Limited. Its address was 1852 Georgia Street.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, October 26, 1946, page 9, columns 7-8.

 

Davidson Manufacturing was at 1872 Georgia Street in February 1977.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 25, 1977, page 85, column 1.

 

 

The lot later became part of the Lumière condominium development at 1863 Alberni Street.

 

1800 block Alberni Street (north side); source map: City of Vancouver, Vanmapp; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net.

1800 block Alberni Street (north side); source map: City of Vancouver, Vanmapp; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net.

 

 

1863 Alberni Street; Google Streets; searched March 20, 2019; image dated September 2011.

1863 Alberni Street; Google Streets; searched March 20, 2019; image dated September 2011.