1800 Nelson Street

1800 Nelson Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1800 Nelson Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1800 Nelson Street - left side - detail from Vancouver City Archives - Str N267-2 [View of the corner of Denman Street and Nelson Street] date 1928; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-corner-of-denman-street-and-nelson-street;rad

1800 Nelson Street – left side – detail from Vancouver City Archives – Str N267-2 [View of the corner of Denman Street and Nelson Street] date 1928; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-corner-of-denman-street-and-nelson-street;rad.

1800 Nelson Street (in rear), 1925; detail from Vancouver City Archives, Denman Street (between Nelson and Comox) CVA 357-15; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/nst-5622.

1800 Nelson Street (in rear), 1925; detail from Vancouver City Archives, Denman Street (between Nelson and Comox) CVA 357-15; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/nst-5622.

1800 Nelson Street was on the southwest corner of Nelson Street and Denman Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, Lot 1 (east half of north half).

1800 Block Nelson Street; Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1800 Block Nelson Street; Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1800 Block Nelson Street; Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1800 Block Nelson Street; Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

1800 Block Nelson Street - Detail from Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 8 - Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

1800 Block Nelson Street – Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 8 – Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

1808 Nelson Street, 1800 Nelson Street and 1017 Denman Street; 1913, detail from Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street; 1972-582.29 – Plate 54; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.29; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

1808 Nelson Street, 1800 Nelson Street and 1017 Denman Street; 1913, detail from Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street; 1972-582.29 – Plate 54; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.29; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

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 February 4, 2019].

Vancouver directory listings from 1909 to 1922.

1908 Hunter, Francis William
1909 Hay, Frank Russell
1910 to 1912 Boyes, Harold Baldwin
1914 Lewis, Mrs. Grace Viola
1915 Cheyne, Lancelot Lincoln
1916 and 1917 McLean, John
1919 to 1920 Denniston, Richard

Parts of the house were often available to rent.

Vancouver Daily World, September 19, 1907, page 17, column 1.

Vancouver Daily World, September 19, 1907, page 17, column 1.

Vancouver Province, April 16, 1913, page 22, column 3.

Vancouver Province, April 16, 1913, page 22, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, March 25, 1923, page 48, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, March 25, 1923, page 48, column 4.

Vancouver Province, September 26, 1926, page 30, column 4.

Vancouver Province, September 26, 1926, page 30, column 4.

The lot later became the site of a one-storey retail building.

Southwest corner of Nelson Street and Denman Street; Google Streets; searched February 4, 2019; image dated April 2009.

Southwest corner of Nelson Street and Denman Street; Google Streets; searched February 4, 2019; image dated April 2009.

By 2016, a two-storey retail building was on the property.

Southwest corner of Nelson Street and Denman Street; Google Streets; searched February 4, 2019; image dated August 2018.

Southwest corner of Nelson Street and Denman Street; Google Streets; searched February 4, 2019; image dated August 2018.

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