2080 Haro Street

2080 Haro Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

2080 Haro Street was at the southeast corner of Haro Street and Park Road (later called Lagoon Drive).

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block: 67; north half of Lot 17.

 

Haro Street and Park Road - Macaulay and Nicholls advertisement - Vancouver Province - October 24 1908 - page 10

Haro Street and Park Road – Macaulay and Nicholls advertisement – Vancouver Province – October 24 1908 – page 10.

 

2000 Block Barclay Street - North side - 2000 Block Haro Street - South Side - 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

2000 Block Barclay Street – North side – 2000 Block Haro Street – South Side – 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.

 

2000 block Haro Street (south side); detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 62; Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

 

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

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Quigley, M. T.
Architect: Griffith, M. C.
Builder: Griffith, M. C.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 67 Sub: Resub: Lot: N 1/2 of 17
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-06-28
Street Number: 2042 [sic]
Street Name: Haro Street
Value: $5,000.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling house
Reference ID: VN-3016-3016-5

 

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 3642
Owner: Darling Bros.
Architect: Mitton, E. S.
Builder: Crawford, H.D.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1912-10-10
Street Number: 2080
Street Name: Haro Street
Value: $2,200.00
Remarks: Dwelling/house; alter residence [DBR]
Reference ID: VN-3300-3301-2418

 

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 10452
Owner: Darling, Mrs. E. M.
Architect: Shave, S. H. (contr.)
Builder: Shave, S. H. (contr.)
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1919-07-21
Street Number: 2080
Street Name: Haro Street
Value: $75.00
Remarks: Repairs; alterations [BCR]
Reference ID: VN-1395-1396-2

 

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1910 to 1920.

 

1910 Quigley, Sara Jane (listed as 2082 Haro)
1910 Vacant (listed as 2060 Haro)
1911 Bevan, Gerald Trevor Johnstone
1912 Nicholson, Frederick Walter
1913 to 1918; 1920 Darling, Evelyn (“Eva”) May
1919 Pilkington, Alfred James

 

In some references, the address for this house appeared as 2024 Haro Street, 2042 Haro Street, 2060 Haro Street or 2082 Haro Street, before settling on 2080 Haro Street.

 

Vancouver Province, October 8, 1909, page 28, column 3.

 

Vancouver Province, October 9, 1909, page 20, column 3.

 

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, Part 2, page 369 (Haro Street).

 

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

 

Vancouver Province, June 8, 1910, page 25, column 2.

 

In 1917, the house was available to rent.

 

Vancouver Province, October 31, 1917, page 18, column 3.

 

In 1921, the house was for rent, with an option to purchase.

 

Vancouver Province, March 23, 1921, page 19, column 6.

 

In 1929, the house was for rent.

 

Vancouver Sun, September 7, 1929, page 19, column 2.

 

In 1930, the house was for sale.

 

Vancouver Sun, September 25, 1930, page 20, column 2.

 

In the 1930s, the house offered rooms and suites for rent.

 

Edmonton Journal, May 4, 1932, page 15, column 8.

 

Vancouver Province, December 8, 1934, page 23, column 5.

 

This was the living room of the house in 1937.

 

Living room of home at 2080 Haro Street - Vancouver Public Library Accession Number 11303 - date - 1937

Living room of home at 2080 Haro Street – Vancouver Public Library Accession Number 11303 – date – 1937; https://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/535/11303.jpg.

 

In 1938, the City of Vancouver issued a building permit for alterations to the house.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 1, 1938, page 17, column 7.

 

Vancouver Province, October 6, 1938, page 22, column 1.

 

The house continued to offer rental accommodations until the early 1960s.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 16, 1963, page 35, column 8.

 

2080 Robson Street, detail from Aerial view of downtown Vancouver, 1963, Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number 42641; https://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/692/42641.jpg.

 

The house was demolished to make way for the Laguna Vista apartment building, which appeared at 2020 Haro Street in 1966.

 

Vancouver Sun, January 28, 1966, page 44, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, January 28, 1966, page 44, column 6.

 

Vancouver Sun, March 25, 1966, page 44, columns 7-8.

Vancouver Sun, March 25, 1966, page 44, columns 7-8.

 

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