1801 Nelson Street

1801 Nelson Street was on the northwest corner of Nelson Street and Denman Street. (It appears that this property was sometimes called 997 Denman Street.)

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lot 40.

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.

1801 Nelson 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.

1801 Nelson 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 two references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 5, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: MacMillan, J. A. [or McMillan]
Architect: Bayley, C. M. [Bayly, George Massy]
Builder: Young, T. E.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 68 Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1911-11-20
Street Number: 1801
Street Name: Nelson Street
Value: $2,800.00
Remarks: Garage [added legal desc.]
Reference ID: VN-3200-3201-2085

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: A-332
Owner: Langley, A. A.
Architect:
Builder: McInnis, M.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1921-03-01
Street Number: 1801
Street Name: Nelson Street
Value: $260.00
Remarks: Dwelling/House; Repairs/Alterations;
Reference ID: VN-19215237-5

Vancouver directory listings from 1910 to 1920.

1910 to 1912; 1915 Langley, Arthur Austin
1913 Bernet, Joseph S.
1914 Teevens, John Bernard
1917 to 1918 Rogers, Lincoln
1919 to 1920 Stewart, Rowen T.

Parts of the house were often available to rent.

Vancouver Province, July 31, 1915, page 21, column 7.

Vancouver Province, July 31, 1915, page 21, column 7.

Vancouver Province, May 11, 1921, page 18, column 6.

Vancouver Province, May 11, 1921, page 18, column 6.

Vancouver Province, September 1, 1926, page 23, column 2.

Vancouver Province, September 1, 1926, page 23, column 2.

In the late 1920s, a two-storey residential and retail building appeared on the property.

View of the corner of Denman Street and Nelson Street, 1928; Vancouver City Archives; Str N267.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-corner-of-denman-street-and-nelson-street.

View of the corner of Denman Street and Nelson Street, 1928; Vancouver City Archives; Str N267.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-corner-of-denman-street-and-nelson-street.

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

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

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