1873 Georgia Street

1800 Block of Georgia Street (north side), 1931; detail from Vancouver, B.C. from the air looking east from Lost Lagoon; Vancouver City Archives; Van Sc P15; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-b-c-from-air-looking-east-from-lost-lagoon.

 

1873 Georgia Street was on the north side of Georgia Street, east of the intersection with Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block: 64; west half of Lot 6.

 

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.

 

 

1877, 1873,1875, 1869, 1871 and 1867 Georgia Street – detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1; Plate 42 [Denman Street to Burrard Inlet to Chilco Street to Georgia Street]; Vancouver City Archives; Item : 1972-582.17; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-42-denman-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-chilco-street-to-georgia-street.

Vancouver Directory Listings from 1912 to 1920.

 

1912 Orde, William Roden
1913 to 1914 Horseshoe Restaurant
1915 to 1920 Vacant

 

 

Vancouver Province, August 14, 1912, page 24, column 1.

 

 

Vancouver Daily World, August 7, 1915, page 14, column 7.

 

 

Around 1921, Ernest C. Denning and Company operated an electrical engineering supply firm at 1873 Georgia Street.

 

Later in 1921, a tailoring and fur alteration business took over the site.

 

Vancouver Province, July 23, 1921, page 17, column 5.

 

In December 1921, the business moved to 1869 Georgia Street.

 

Vancouver Province, December 14, 1921, page 17, column 5.

 

For several years, the property was vacant. By 1930, Pascoe and Company’s marine business was at this location.

 

Vancouver Province, July 24, 1930, page 14, column 6.

 

In 1932, a bailiff auctioned the property at 1873 Georgia Street.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 31, 1932, page 22, column 1.

 

In 1933, Georgia Sign Service was at 1873 Georgia Street. (In 1935, the firm had moved to 1820 Georgia Street.)

 

Vancouver News-Herald, October 16, 1933, page 2, columns 1-2.

 

A series of marine-related businesses later occupied this site.

 

1800 block of West Georgia Street, 1954; detail from BO-54-211; First Beach; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

 

This area later became part of Devonian Harbour Park.

 

Denman Street at West Georgia Street, 1986 or 1987, Vancouver City Archives; CVA 775-179; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/denman-street-at-west-georgia-street.

 

Devonian Harbour Park, 1800 and 1900 Block, north side of Georgia Street, looking north-east; Google Maps; 3D view; searched December 15, 2019.

 

Further information appears on the page for 1997 Georgia Street.