1961 Georgia Street

1961 Georgia Street was on the north side of Georgia Street, between Gilford Street and Chilco Street.

A portion of this site had an address of 1961½ Georgia Street.

Legal description: District Lot: 185; Block 64; west half of Lot 12.

 

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.

 

 

1997 Georgia Street, 1995 Georgia Street, and 1961 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; 1972-582.17; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-42-denman-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-chilco-street-to-georgia-street.

 

There are two references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/ [searched March 5, 2020].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 11527
Owner: Turner, Wm.
Architect: Baker, Mr.
Builder: Baker, Mr.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1920-04-10
Street Number: 1961
Street Name: Georgia Street W
Value: $850.00
Remarks: Repairs;
Reference ID: VN-1547-1548-7

 

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 12572
Owner: Turner, W.
Architect:
Builder: Baker, G. B.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1920-11-03
Street Number: 1961
Street Name: Georgia Street W
Value: $200.00
Remarks: Repairs;
Reference ID: VN-1619-1620-19

 

Selected Vancouver directory listings from 1909 to 1943.

 

1909 to 1943 Turner, William
1917 to 1919 Bishop, Ida Mary (1961½ Georgia Street)
1920 to 1926 Robinson, George Herbert (1961½ Georgia Street)

 

From the 1920s to the 1960s, this area included many industrial operations and marine-related businesses.

 

1900 block 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.

 

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.

 

The 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.

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