1890 Georgia Street

1890 West Georgia Street - 1968 - detail from CVA 1348-22 - Ships Inn Cafe - front of 678 Gilford on Georgia; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/ships-inn-cafe-front-of-678-gilford-on-georgia;rad

1890 West Georgia Street – 1968 – detail from CVA 1348-22 – Ships Inn Cafe – front of 678 Gilford on Georgia; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/ships-inn-cafe-front-of-678-gilford-on-georgia;rad.

1890 Georgia Street was one of four similar houses on the south side of Georgia Street, just east of Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 65, Lot 7 (west half of lot 7):

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

 

Georgia Street and Gilford Street, southeast corner, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1, 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.

Georgia Street and Gilford Street, southeast corner, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1, 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.

1890 Georgia Street, 1888 Georgia Street, 1876 Georgia Street, 1872 Georgia Street; about 1924; detail from Aerial view of Coal Harbour, Vancouver City Archives; CVA 66-07; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-coal-harbour-taken-about-1924.

1890 Georgia Street, 1888 Georgia Street, 1876 Georgia Street, 1872 Georgia Street; about 1924; detail from Aerial view of Coal Harbour, Vancouver City Archives; CVA 66-07; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-coal-harbour-taken-about-1924.

There is one reference to this property (and another potential reference from 1904) in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched March 20, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: B. C. L. Imp. Co.
Architect: Matheson, J. P.
Builder: Matheson, J. P.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 65 Sub: Resub: Lot: 7
Date (Y-M-D): 1904-05-11
Street Number:
Street Name: Georgia Street W
Value: $2,000.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling
Reference ID: VN-8164-8165-41

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 4854
Owner: Papadides, N.
Architect: Papadides, N.
Builder: Papadides, N.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 64 Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1913-04-26
Street Number: 1890
Street Name: Georgia Street W
Value: $125.00
Remarks: [added legal desc.]
Reference ID: VN-3400-3401-731

Vancouver directory listings from 1905 to 1920:

1905 to 1908 Hastings, Mrs. Matilda Sophia
1909 Ross, John Campbell
1910 Jones, Philip John
1911 to 1912 Richards, Frank Graham
1913 Roberts, William Augustus
1914 to 1916 Wickwire, Hanlan Garfield
1915 Brigis, Xenophon (listed as Bragris, X.)
1917 Stewart, Daniel
1918 Collyer, Arthur Frederick
1919 to 1920 Allen, John William

In 1911, the contents of the house were for sale. The house was available to rent.

Vancouver Daily World, February 9, 1911, page 13, column 2.

Vancouver Daily World, February 9, 1911, page 13, column 2.

 

Vancouver Province, May 4, 1912, page 38, column 3.

Vancouver Province, May 4, 1912, page 38, column 3.

 

Vancouver Province, October 8, 1930, page 23, column 4.

Vancouver Province, October 8, 1930, page 23, column 4.

By 1930, the property appeared in the Vancouver directories as 1896 West Georgia Street. A series of confectioneries and cafes carried on business at this location.

Vancouver Sun, November 30, 1949, page 65, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, November 30, 1949, page 65, column 3.

In the 1960s and 1970s, a boat sales business was operating at this site.

1890 West Georgia Street – 1960 – detail from [Ruins of Stanley Park Armouries (Horse Show Building) 1900 West Georgia Street after a fire]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/ruins-of-stanley-park-armouries-horse-show-building-1900-west-georgia-street-after-fire;rad.

1890 West Georgia Street – 1960 – detail from [Ruins of Stanley Park Armouries (Horse Show Building) 1900 West Georgia Street after a fire]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/ruins-of-stanley-park-armouries-horse-show-building-1900-west-georgia-street-after-fire;rad.

Vancouver Province, September 16, 1970, page 30, column 2.

Vancouver Province, September 16, 1970, page 30, column 2.

 

In 1986, a scooter-rental business was at this location. The property was for sale.

1890 Georgia Street, May 1986, detail from South side of West Georgia Street at Denman; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 800-2706; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/nst-2486.

1890 Georgia Street, May 1986, detail from South side of West Georgia Street at Denman; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 800-2706; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/nst-2486.

The property later became part of the garden area at the Lord Stanley apartment hotel.

Southeast corner of Georgia Street and Gilford Street; Google Streets, searched March 20, 2019; image dated May 2012.

Southeast corner of Georgia Street and Gilford Street; Google Streets, searched March 20, 2019; image dated May 2012.

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