847 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

847 Park Road was on the west side of Park Road, near the intersection with Haro Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 66, Lot 18.

2000 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

2000 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

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 January 4, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1913.

1903 to 1904 Vacant
1905 to 1906 Morgan, Robert and Walter
1907 to 1908 Hoy, Walter
1908 Betsworth, Samuel
1909 to 1911 Blake, Benjamin
1911 Varley, Charles (rear)
1912 to 1913 Parks, Frederick James
1913 McCue, Thomas (rear)

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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