Samuel Maclure and Cecil Fox designed the house for William Martin Griffin, who was a lawyer.
The Griffin family lived in the house from about 1911 to 1958.
Legal description: District lot: 185; block: 67; south half of lot 17 [it had earlier been approximately lot F, as in the illustration below].
There is one reference to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 5, 2016].
|Architect:||Maclure & Fox|
|Builder:||Allan & Wertgate|
|Legal Address:||DL: 185 Block: 67 Sub: Resub: Lot: S 1/2 of 17|
|Street Name:||Park Road [Lagoon Drive]|
Samuel Maclure, Architect, by Janet Bingham; Ganges, British Columbia, Horsday & Schubart, 1985, inventory 3 (unpaged): “Date: November 22, 1909; Maclure and Fox; Client: Martin Griffin, barrister, of Tupper & Griffin; address: 886 Park Road; building type: frame dwelling-house; cost: $7,000; contractor: E. Cox; remarks: demolished.”