746 Gilford Street

1894 Alberni Street - 744 Gilford Street - 746 Gilford Street - 748 Gilford Street - detail from West End and Stanley Park views - Vancouver Public Library - VPL Accession Number - 5447

1894 Alberni Street – 744 Gilford Street – 746 Gilford Street – 748 Gilford Street – detail from West End and Stanley Park views – Vancouver Public Library – VPL Accession Number – 5447

746 Gilford Street was a small house on the east side of Gilford Street, between Alberni Street and the lane that runs between Alberni Street and Robson Street. It is the light-coloured house just to the right of centre in the photograph above.

746 Gilford Street - 1968 - detail from City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 1348-24 - 748 Gilford; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/748-gilford;rad

746 Gilford Street – 1968 – detail from City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 1348-24 – 748 Gilford; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/748-gilford;rad

Unfortunately, a tree obscures much of 746 Gilford Street in the photograph above. However, 746 Gilford Street was very similar to the house next door, which was 748 Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 65, Lot 23 (in the north half of lot 23).

700 Block Gilford Street - Alberni Street to Robson 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

700 Block Gilford Street – Alberni Street to Robson 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

There are two reference to lot 23 in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched January 8, 2014], although it is not clear which permit belongs with each each house in lot 23.

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Johnston, S. G.
Architect: Johnston, S. G.
Builder: Strathie, D.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 65 Sub: Resub: Lot: 23
Date (Y-M-D): 1904-02-02
Street Number:
Street Name: Gilford Street & Alberni Street
Value: $900.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling
Reference ID: VN-8230-8231-16

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District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Strathe, D.
Architect: Strathe, D.
Builder: Strathe, D.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 65 Sub: Resub: Lot: 23
Date (Y-M-D): 1904-03-15
Street Number:
Street Name: Gilford Street & Alberni Street
Value: $850.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling
Reference ID: VN-8306-8307-17

Vancouver directory listings for 746 Gilford Street:

1906 Buck, Madame Henriette
1906 Robertson, Tate
1907 Howells, Hugh Cadvan
1908 Heathcote, Roland L.
1910 to 1913 Heathcote, Frederick
1914 to 1915 Parks, Frederick James
1916 Turner, William H.
1917 to 1919 Trail, Herbert H.
1920 Stacey, Wilson
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