1025 Gilford Street

1025 Gilford Street - about 1927 - detail from postcard - West End Residential View - Vancouver BC Canada

1025 Gilford Street – about 1927 – detail from postcard – West End Residential View – Vancouver BC Canada

1025 Gilford Street under construction - detail from Vancouver Public Library - House being built at Gilford and Comox - VPL Accession Number - 1878 - about 1903

1025 Gilford Street under construction – detail from Vancouver Public Library – House being built at Gilford and Comox – VPL Accession Number – 1878 – about 1903

1025 Gilford Street was at the northwest corner of Gilford Street and Comox Street.

1025 Gilford Street - detail from Vancouver Public Library - Home at 1025 Gilford - VPL Accession Number - 16134 - after 1910

1025 Gilford Street – detail from Vancouver Public Library – Home at 1025 Gilford – VPL Accession Number – 16134 – after 1910

Thomas Arthur Fee designed and built this house, and lived in it from about 1907 to 1929.

Entrance to the residence of Thomas A. Fee - 1029 [sic - 1025] Gilford Street, Vancouver City Archives, 1957, AM54-S4-: Bu P729.

Entrance to the residence of Thomas A. Fee – 1029 [sic – 1025] Gilford Street, Vancouver City Archives, 1957, AM54-S4-: Bu P729.

A series of holly trees lined the perimeter of the property. A modern style apartment building appeared on the property in 1962, but some of the holly trees on the Comox Street side of the property were still there in 2014:

1025 Gilford Street - holly trees - Google Streets - searched January 17 2014 - Comox Street side of property

1025 Gilford Street – holly trees – Google Streets – searched January 17 2014 – Comox Street side of property

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, Lots 32-33:

Gilford Street - Nelson Street to Pendrell Street - detail from Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 8 - Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

Gilford Street – Nelson Street to Pendrell Street – detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 8 – Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

There are no references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched January 17, 2014].

Vancouver directory listings for 1025 Gilford Street:

1908 to 1929 Fee, Thomas Arthur
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