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;rad

823 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

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

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