1918 Haro Street

Henry J. Cambie in front of a house [possibly 1918 Haro Street]; British Columbia Archives; Item D-06861; https://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/henry-j-cambie.

Alan Brooks Monkill in front of a house [possibly 1918 Haro Street]; British Columbia Archives; Item D-06849; https://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/alan-brooks-monkill.

1918 Haro Street was on the south side of Haro Street, west of Gilford Street.

 

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 67, Lot 9.

 

1900 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

1900 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.

 

1900 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

1900 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.

 

1918 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 are no references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched June 9, 2019]. However, Heritage Vancouver indicates that the city issued a building permit on January 10, 1906, to M. T. Quigley, for house construction valued at $4,000.

 

“City‘s Growth in Building During 1906,” Vancouver Province, January 19, 1907, page 25, column 3.

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1907 to 1928:

 

1907 to 1909 Quigley, Michael Thomas
1910 to 1928 Cambie, Henry John
1912 to 1914 Hood, Maurice Henry Nelson

 

In March 1909, Henry Cambie bought the house. He was planning to take possession in the fall of 1909.

 

Vancouver Province, March 22, 1909, page 9, column 4.

 

By the end of the summer, the Quigleys were preparing to move out.

 

Vancouver Daily World, August 31, 1909, page 8, column 1.

 

Henry Cambie and members of his family lived in the house until the late 1920s.

 

Vancouver Sun, December 15, 1914, page 5, column 4.

 

Vancouver Daily World, June 19, 1923, page 7, column 2. [should be H.J. Cambie].

Henry Cambie died in 1928. In the fall of 1929, the contents of the house were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Sun, September 28, 1929, page 25, column 6.

 

In the 1930s, a series of tenants lived in the house.

 

Vancouver Province, September 11, 1933, page 4, column 2.

 

Vancouver Province, February 28, 1939, page 5, column 5.

 

In the 1940s and 1950s, the house advertised rooms and suites for rent.

 

Vancouver Province, August 23, 1940, page 24, column 7.

 

Vancouver Province, May 14, 1941, page 24, column 6.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 31, 1951, page 32, column 1.

 

1918 Haro Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

Vancouver Sun, June 11, 1956, page 31, column 5.

 

In May 1958, house-wreckers demolished the house.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 6, 1958, page 26, column 7.

 

By October 1958, a new apartment building was on the site.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 11, 1958, page 39, column 7.

 

1918 Haro Street; Google Streets; searched June 9, 2019; image dated April 2009.

 

1918 Haro Street; Google Maps, 3D view; searched June 9, 2019.

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