1995 Georgia Street

1995 Georgia Street, June 30, 1914; detail from Coal Harbour view from Denman Street, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 789-123; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/coal-harbour-view-from-denman-street.

 

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.

 

1995 Georgia Street was on the north side of Georgia Street, just east of Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 64, east half of Lot 13.

 

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 is one reference to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 2, 2020].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Mathers, J. B.
Architect: Baker & Mathers
Builder: Baker & Mathers
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 64 Sub: Resub: Lot: 13
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-03-03
Street Number: 1995
Street Name: Georgia Street W
Value: $2,000.00
Remarks: Stores & dwelling
Reference ID: VN-3012-3012-42

 

The owner of the property was J. B. Mathers (probably James Bolivar Mathers (1863-1936)). 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/.

 

In the 1915 Vancouver directory, Camille Smith had a fancy goods store at this location.

 

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 970 [edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 970 [edited image].

In 1915, 1995 Georgia Street was the contact address for the sale of popcorn machines and a candy outfit.

 

Vancouver Province, April 17, 1915, page 21, column 1.

 

Although 1995 Georgia Street seldom appeared in the Vancouver directories after 1915, the property was the location of several 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.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, June 10, 1963, page 29, column 8.

 

 

Northeast corner of Georgia St. and Chilco Street; January 25, 1964; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 447-359; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/georgia-st-end-west.

 

 

Detail from Northeast corner of Georgia St. and Chilco Street; January 25, 1964; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 447-359; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/georgia-st-end-west.

 

 

Devonian Harbour Park

This site became part of Devonian Harbour Park.

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/

 

 

Devonian Harbour Park, 1800 and 1900 Block, north side of Georgia Street, looking north-east; Google Maps; 3D view; searched December 15, 2019.