Sylvia Court Apartments (later the Sylvia Hotel) has been at the northeast corner of Gilford Street and Beach Avenue since 1912.
Further information in progress.
The Sylvia Hotel, http://www.sylviahotel.com/about.htm
The Sylvia Hotel, Wikipedia article, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvia_Hotel
Sylvia’s Century: The Grande Dame of English Bay retains charm of bygone era, By John Mackie, Vancouver Sun , http://www.vancouversun.com/Sylvia+Century+Grande+Dame+English+retains+charm+bygone/8432398/story.html.