823 Park Road (Lagoon Drive)

West side of Chilco Street and Park Road [later Lagoon Drive] - Detail from City of Vancouver Archives - Dist P158 - [Northeast view of the West End from Nelson and Chilco Streets]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/northeast-view-of-west-end-from-nelson-and-chilco-streets;rad

West side of Chilco Street and Park Road [later Lagoon Drive] – Detail from City of Vancouver Archives – Dist P158 – [Northeast view of the West End from Nelson and Chilco Streets]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/northeast-view-of-west-end-from-nelson-and-chilco-streets;rad823 Park Road was on the north-west side of Park Road, south of Robson Street. It was in a series of houses along the eastern shore of Lost Lagoon.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 66, Lot 16.

Chilco Street between Robson Street and Haro Street - Detail from Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 7 - Coal Harbour to Barclay Street

Chilco Street between Robson Street and Haro Street – Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street

823 Park Road – detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1, Plate 62; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-62-chilco-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-pendrell-street.

823 Park Road – detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1, Plate 62; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-62-chilco-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-pendrell-street.

Although the address in the building permit says “Robson Street,” later references to John Oben in the Vancouver directories show him at “Stanley Park Road” or at 835 Park Road .

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Oben, J.
Architect: Peach, J.
Builder: Peach, J.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 66 Sub: Resub: Lot: 16
Date (Y-M-D): 1901-09-10
Street Number:
Street Name: Robson Street
Value: $340.00
Remarks: Addition to house
Reference ID: VN-8274-8275-3

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1913.

1903 to 1904 Walton, Joseph
1905 to 1906 Robertson, H. J.
1907 to 1918 Allan, Christopher Hunter
1909 to 1910 Gartley, Byron Crawford
1911 Owens, George
1912 to 1913 Mitchell, Robert Alexander

The lots on the west side of Park Road later became part of the city’s park system.

Beach Avenue and Park Road - houses - removal - Vancouver Daily World, November 19, 1913, page 19, column 4.

Beach Avenue and Park Road – houses – removal – Vancouver Daily World, November 19, 1913, page 19, column 4.

West side of Park Road, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1, plate 62, Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street; Vancouver City Archives; 1972-582.37; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-62-chilco-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-pendrell-street.

West side of Park Road, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1, plate 62, Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street; Vancouver City Archives; 1972-582.37; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-62-chilco-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-pendrell-street.

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