1963 Georgia Street

1963 Georgia Street was on the north side of Georgia Street, between Gilford Street and Chilco Street.

Legal description: District Lot: 185; Block 64; 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 four references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/ [searched March 8, 2020].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 2425
Owner: Turner, Wm.
Architect: Turner, Wm.
Builder: Turner, Wm.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 64 Sub: Resub: Lot: 12
Date (Y-M-D): 1912-05-18
Street Number: 1963
Street Name: Georgia Street W
Value: $1,200.00
Remarks: Factory/warehouse; two-storey frame boat building [DBR]
Reference ID: VN-3300-3301-1215

 

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 7199
Owner: Turner, W.
Architect: Turner, W.
Builder: Turner, W.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1914-10-24
Street Number: 1963
Street Name: Georgia Street
Value: $750.00
Remarks: Factory/warehouse
Reference ID: VN-3500-3501-1134

 

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 9116
Owner: Turner, Wm.
Architect: Baker, G. B.
Builder: Baker, G. B.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1918-04-05
Street Number: 1963
Street Name: Georgia Street W
Value: $300.00
Remarks: Repairs; addition to shop [BCR]
Reference ID: VN-1186-1187-17

 

 

British Columbia Record; volume 14, number 48, April 8, 1918, page 1, column 3; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers/xbcrecord/items/1.0170261#p0z1r0f:

 

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 9213
Owner: Turner, Wm.
Architect: Baker, G. B.
Builder: Baker, G. B.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 64 Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1918-05-11
Street Number: 1963
Street Name: Georgia Street W
Value: $900.00
Remarks: Factory/Warehouse; two-storey frame building [BCR] [added dl & blk]
Reference ID: VN-1194-1195-23

 

 

British Columbia Record; volume 14, number 63, May 13, 1918, page 1; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers/xbcrecord/items/1.0171593#p0z-1r0f:

 

Selected Vancouver directory listings from 1906 to 1940s.

 

1906 Roberts, George
1907 Topham, Thomas
1908 Marrett, Morris George
1909; 1914 to 1920 Cabins
1910 to 1940s Turner, William

 

In 1912, a fire destroyed several boats at William Turner’s boatyard.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 18, 1912, page 1, column 1 [repaired image].

 

A series of marine-related business occupied this location until the 1960s.

 

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.

 

 

Vancouver Province, February 16, 1935, page 19, column 3.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, May 27, 1946, page 14, column 6.

 

 

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.

 

 

Vancouver Province, October 31, 1960, page 32, column 7.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, February 18, 1963, page 17, column 3.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, March 17, 1965, page 19, column 4.

 

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.