786 Gilford Street

786 Gilford Street - 1966 - City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 1348-25 - [Robson Street at Gilford]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/robson-street-at-gilford;rad

786 Gilford Street – 1966 – City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 1348-25 – [Robson Street at Gilford]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/robson-street-at-gilford;rad

786 Gilford Street, 1978; City of Vancouver Archives; CVA 786-3.15; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/786-gilford-street.

786 Gilford Street, 1978; City of Vancouver Archives; CVA 786-3.15; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/786-gilford-street.

786 Gilford Street was at the north-east corner of Robson Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 65, Lot 36.

1800 Block 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

1800 Block 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 references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched January 7, 2014].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Springer, Fanny M.
Architect: Whiteway
Builder: Sjolander
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 65 Sub: Resub: Lot: 36
Date (Y-M-D): 1902-10-20
Street Number:
Street Name: Robson Street
Value: $3,000.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling s.f.
Reference ID: VN-8302-8303-30

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District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Springer, F. B.
Architect: Springer, F. B.
Builder: Sharp, W. B.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1911-09-08
Street Number: 786
Street Name: Gilford Street
Value: $300.00
Remarks: Frame d house
Reference ID: VN-3200-3201-2712

Vancouver directory listings for 786 Gilford Street:

1905 Springer, Mrs. Fanny
1906 to 1908 Springer, Frank Benjamin
1909 Springer, Mabel
1910 to 1911 McLennan, Peter Andrew
1912 Springer, Harry E.
1913 to 1914 Springer, Hugh
1916 Gwyn, William Trevor
1917 Leach, Col. Frank E.
1918 Banks, William A.
1919 Dobrin, Jacob
1920 Telford, Mrs. Lily

Sources

Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years, Michael Kluckner, Vancouver, Whitecap Press, 2012, page 135, includes a colour photograph of 786 Gilford Street, describing it as “a rooming house at Robson and Gilford in 1982.”

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