1884 Haro Street

1884 Haro Street, 1954, detail from First Beach; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1884 Haro Street, 1954, detail from First Beach; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

1884 Haro Street was on the southeast corner of Haro Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 67, Lot 7.

 

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.

 

1884 Haro Street, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 54 [Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

1884 Haro Street, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 54 [Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

There is one reference to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits:http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 8, 2014].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Rounsfell, F. M.
Architect: Parr & Fee
Builder: Rounsfell, F. M.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 67 Sub: Resub: Lot: 7
Date (Y-M-D): 1903-06-25
Street Number:
Street Name: Haro Street & Gilford Street
Value: $2,600.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling
Reference ID: VN-8294-8295-16

 

Vancouver Daily World, July 3, 1903, page 5, column 3 (building permits for last half of June 1903).

Vancouver Daily World, July 3, 1903, page 5, column 3 (building permits for last half of June 1903).

 

 

Vancouver Province, January 9, 1904, page 19, column 4.

Vancouver Province, January 9, 1904, page 19, column 4.

 

Vancouver directory listings for 1884 Haro Street from 1904 to 1941:

 

1904 to 1912 Rounsefell, Francis William
1913 Tatlow, Elizabeth Mary (daughter of Henry John Cambie)
1914 to 1915 Gordon, Robert William
1918 Ceperley, Henry Tracy
1919 Netherby, Arthur Brittain
1920 to 1941 MacDonald, William Alexander

 

Henry Tracy Ceperley lived briefly in the house in 1918.

 

Vancouver Sun, June 26, 1918, page 11, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, June 26, 1918, page 11, column 2.

The house belonged to William Alexander MacDonald from 1920 until he moved to Shaughnessy Heights in 1942.

The house was a rooming house from 1942 until the early 1950s.

 

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1942, page 549.

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1942, page 549.

 

Vancouver Sun, July 10, 1947, page 20, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, July 10, 1947, page 20, column 1.

 

Vancouver Province, February 28, 1952, page 30, column 4.

Vancouver Province, February 28, 1952, page 30, column 4.

 

In July 1954, the rooming house furniture was for sale.

 

Vancouver Sun, July 29, 1954, page 39, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, July 29, 1954, page 39, column 3.

 

In August 1954, a wrecking crew demolished the house, and various components of the house were for sale.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 7, 1954, page 32, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, August 7, 1954, page 32, column 3.

 

By March 1955, a new apartment block was on the site, with an address of 1890 Haro Street.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 17, 1955, page 37, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, February 17, 1955, page 37, column 4.

 

The building was called “El Navaro.”

 

1890 Haro Street, Google Streets; searched January 8, 2019; image dated May 2015.

1890 Haro Street, Google Streets; searched January 8, 2019; image dated May 2015.

 

Source

Apartments in Vancouver’s West End (late 1940s and 1950s) by Semmens and Simpson Architects, photos by Brian Sutherland; http://www.greggsimpson.com/DC_Simpson_Apartments.html. Includes photograph of 1890 Haro Street.

 

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