1939 Georgia Street

1900 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

1900 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.

 

1939 Georgia Street was on the north side of Georgia Street, between Gilford Street and Chilco Street.

There are no references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/ [searched March 3, 2020].

Mainland Engineering Company Limited was at this location in 1919.

1939 Georgia Street did not appear in the Vancouver directory street listings again until the mid-1930s.

In the fall of 1936, the boat brokerage firm of Orr and Hudson was at this address.

 

Vancouver Province, September 10, 1936, page 15, column 3.

 

Harold Orr and Charles Hudson were the principal operators of the firm.

 

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1937, page 978 [edited image].

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1937, page 768 [edited image].

This address did not appear in the Vancouver directories in the 1940s and early 1950s..

In 1956, Chris-Craft boats were available at this location.

 

Vancouver Province, October 2, 1956, page 25, column 6.

 

The general area continued to be the site of several industrial and marine-related businesses until the 1960s.

 

The Coal Harbour waterfront and the entrance to Stanley Park, 1950s. Bill Dennett/Vancouver Sun; http://www.vancouversun.com/Coal+Harbour+waterfront+entrance+Stanley+Park+1950s+Bill+Dennett+Vancouver/11205432/story.html.

 

 

Devonian Harbour Park

The area later became part of Devonian Harbour Park.

 

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: https://westendvancouver.wordpress.com/streets-a-to-h/georgia-street-2/1900-block-georgia-street/1997-georgia-street/.