1903 Georgia Street

Vancouver Daily World, February 27, 1919, page 16, column 4.

 

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 536.

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 536.

 

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 543.

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 543.

 

The Dollar Wood Yard was at 1903 Georgia Street from 1919 to 1924. Mark Vincent Drower was the manager.

Further information appears on the page for Dollar Wood Yard.

 

Later Years

In 1925 and 1926, the property was vacant.

In 1927, the Stanley Park Station appeared at this site. From 1927 to 1938, the address was 1903 Georgia Street.

 

Wrigley’s British Columbia Directory, 1927, page 1303 [edited image].

From 1939 to 1946, the service station was McKinnon and Son Gas and Oil. The street address was 1905 Georgia Street.

 

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1939, page 828.

 

 

Home Gas station; 1905 West Georgia Street; detail from Coal Harbour Vancouver, B.C., about 1940; Vancouver City Archives; Wat P127 [tentative identification]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/coal-harbour-vancouver-b-c.

 

Home Service Station, April 30, 1943; detail from Boeing workers outside the Boeing Aircraft of Canada, Ltd.; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1184-1275; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/boeing-workers-outside-boeing-aircraft-of-canada-ltd-plant-after-being-locked-out-by-company-officials-12.

 

From 1947 to the 1960s, the business was called Stanley Park Service. The address was still 1905 Georgia Street.

 

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1947, page 1023.

 

West End Trailer Taxi was also at this location in 1947

 

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1947, page 1085.

 

 

Texaco service station; 1905 Georgia Street; January 26, 1964; detail from West end of Georgia Street; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 447-357; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-of-georgia-st.

 

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.