1964 Georgia Street was one of four similar houses on the south side of Georgia Street, near the intersection with Chilco Street. (See the page on 1954 Georgia Street, 1964 Georgia Street, 1968 Georgia Street and 1974 Georgia Street for more background information on these houses. The page on 1954 Georgia Street has detailed early photographs of one of the houses. The page on Whitfield Walker Stuart has a more detailed view of the store in front of 1974 Georgia Street.)
Legal Description District Lot 185; Block 65; west half of Lot 12.
In the 1903 and later plans, the house number was 1964 Georgia Street.
Vancouver directory listings from 1904 to 1920.
|1904 to 1909||Perceval, Echlin|
|1910 to 1913||Moore, William Howard|
|1915 to 1916||Miller, Robert|
|1917 to 1919||Lane, Samuel George|
|1920||Khaki Taxi & Transfer|
|1920 to 1924||Northwood, James Henry|
In 1929, Lewis G. Gilbert was the proprietor of Star Window Cleaners, which was at 1964 Georgia Street. Furnished rental accommodation was also available at that location.
During the mid-1930s, the house was vacant part of the time.
In 1938, William C. Turner was living at 1964 Georgia Street. He advertised that he was available for many types of work.
In the 1940s, the house offered rental accommodations, and it was a contact address for the sale of a house (perhaps 1964 Georgia Street itself).
In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Alfred William Stanley Cook and his wife, Ella, had a restaurant at 1964 Georgia Street called “The Cooks.”
In late 1952, the contents of Cooks Café were for sale by auction.
A building supply company was at this address in 1956.
A fire in 1960 destroyed the Stanley Park Armouries (formerly called the Horse Show Building). The fire damaged the building at 1964 Georgia Street, but 1968 Georgia Street and 1974 Georgia Street were relatively unharmed. (The house at 1954 Georgia Street had been demolished in 1955.)
In 1962, a swimming pool building firm was at 1964 Georgia Street.
In 1964, an extension of the Gallery of B.C. Arts was at this location.
In late 1965, a one-storey commercial building appeared at the north end of the lot.
Colin Frederick Bradbury operated a commercial photography studio in the new building.
By July 1982, when house wreckers demolished the Stuart Building at 1974 Georgia Street, both the old and the new buildings at 1964 Georgia Street were also gone.
The property later became part of the site of the Laguna Parkside apartment building, which has an address of 1925 Alberni Street. (Further information appears on the page for the Horse Show Building.)
Alfred William Stanley Cook (occupant of 1964 Georgia Street and 1968 Georgia Street)
British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1943-09-548622; Alfred William S Cook and Ella Alice Zaccarelli; date of marriage: March 25, 1943-03-25; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/96581abd-245e-4d40-9a98-82c3f2d0deaf.
“Arizona, Nogales, Index and Manifests of Alien Arrivals, 1905-1952”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WQS5-PZ6Z : 20 December 2019), Alfred William Stanley Cook, 1945.
“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBG-6BD : 8 November 2017), Alfred William Stanley Cook, 1975; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/45ed71c2-ddb2-4856-8cc5-6df3260a7137.
“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLYQ-TSG : 8 November 2017), Ella Alice Cook, 1968; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/05216475-4049-440c-974b-18937c573c65
“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLG-HDWH : 13 December 2015), Ella Alice Cook, 1968; Burial, Maple Ridge, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Maple Ridge Cemetery; citing record ID 102002504, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/102002504: “Ella Alice Cook; Birth: 27 Jul 1905; Death:23 Jun 1968 (aged 62); Burial: Maple Ridge Cemetery, Maple Ridge, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada: Memorial ID: 102002504.”