1821 Haro Street

1821 Haro Street [tentative identification], August 15, 1907; detail from detail from Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club finals; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 677-242; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-lawn-tennis-club-finals-international-tyler-and-ballinger-vs-payne-and-armstrong;rad.

1821 Haro Street was on the north side of Haro Street, west of Denman Street.

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block 66; Lot 36.

 

1800 Block Haro Street - Detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 - Sheet 43 - Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

1800 Block Haro Street – Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

 

1800 Block Haro Street - Detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 - Sheet 43 - Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

1800 Block Haro Street – Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

 

1800 Block Haro 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 Haro 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.

 

1821 Haro Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 48; 1972-582.23; [Denman Street to Georgia Street to Chilco Street to Haro Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-48-denman-street-to-georgia-street-to-chilco-street-to-haro-street.

There are two references to this lot in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched May 31, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Austin, A. E.
Architect: Mitton, E. S.
Builder: Crawford, J.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 66 Sub: Resub: Lot: 36
Date (Y-M-D): 1911-11-24
Street Number: 1821
Street Name: Haro Street
Value: $600.00
Remarks: Frame alteration [added legal desc.]
Reference ID: VN-3200-3201-2115

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 8057
Owner: Coventon, Dr. C. F. [Covernton]
Architect: Wise & Miller (contr.)
Builder: Miller, J. C.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 66 Sub: Resub: Lot: 36
Date (Y-M-D): 1916-04-29
Street Number: 1821
Street Name: Haro Street
Value: $500.00
Remarks: Repairs to residence [BCR]
Reference ID: VN-0074-0075-10

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1899 to 1920:

1899 Henshaw, Charles Grant
1900 to 1902 Baker, Edward Amasa
1901 Lewis, Albert Edward
1902 Troup, James William
1904 to 1905 Hobson, George Henry Lawrence
1906 to 1909 Hobson, Christopher George
1910 to 1915 Austin, Albert Ernest
1916 to 1920 Covernton, Charles Frederick

 

In 1910, the contents of the house were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Province, March 30, 1910, page 30, column 5.

 

On one day in 1911 there were three fires in the house.

 

Vancouver Province, February 11, 1911, page 58, column 3.

 

The house changed hands in 1914.

 

Vancouver Province, June 27, 1914, page 8, column 6.

 

In 1923 the contents of the house were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Province, March 9, 1923, page 21, column 3.

 

From the 1930s to the 1950s, the house offered rental accommodations.

 

Vancouver Province, October 3, 1936, page 21, column 2.

 

The house was sometimes called “The Avon.”

 

Vancouver Sun, November 24, 1937, page 17, column 7.

 

In 1953, the house appeared in a list of recent sales of revenue properties.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 29, 1953, page 46, column 1.

 

1821 Haro Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

In the mid-1950s the house was the Park Lodge Rest Home.

In 1956 it was for sale as an apartment site.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 3, 1956, page 17, columns 4-5.

 

The house later offered more general accommodations.

 

Vancouver Sun, December 11, 1956, page 41, column 1.

 

1821 Haro Street, detail from Aerial view of the West End showing the increase of apartment buildings west of Cardero Street, 1957; Vancouver City Archives, Dist P133; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-west-end-showing-increase-of-apertment-buildings-west-of-cadero-street.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, September 24, 1958, page 40, column 4.

 

The house was still offering room and board at the end of 1963.

 

Vancouver Sun, December 27, 1963, page 36, column 4.

 

In 1965, the lot (along with lot 35, next door) became part of the site of Park Lane Towers, which has an address of 1825 Haro Street.

 

1800 block of Haro Street, north side, Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

Vancouver Sun, November 7, 1964, page 42, columns 1-2.

 

 

1825 Haro Street; Google Streets; searched June 1, 2019; image dated April 2009.

 

 

1825 Haro Street; Google Maps, 3D view; searched June 1, 2019.

 

Sources

Park Lane Towers, 1825 Haro Street; http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=54085.

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