1857 Nelson Street

1857 Nelson Street - 1968 - Vancouver City Archives - CVA 1348-11; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/;search?query=1857+nelson

1857 Nelson Street – 1968 – Vancouver City Archives – CVA 1348-11; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/;search?query=1857+nelson

1857 Nelson Street was a Queen Anne Revival house that George William Grant designed for William Edward Emmons.

1857 Nelson Street - 1973 - Vancouver Public Library - VPL Accession Number 54600

1857 Nelson Street – 1973 – Vancouver Public Library – VPL Accession Number 54600

1857 Nelson Street - rear - 1968 - Vancouver City Archives - CVA 1348-17; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1857-nelson-rear;rad

1857 Nelson Street – rear – 1968 – Vancouver City Archives – CVA 1348-17; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1857-nelson-rear;rad

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lots 36 and 37:

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

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 January 12, 2014].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Emmons, Dr.
Architect: Grant & Henderson
Builder: Purdy & Lonergan
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 68 Sub: Resub: Lot: 36-37
Date (Y-M-D): 1903-08-21
Street Number: 1857
Street Name: Nelson Street
Value: $4,000.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling
Reference ID: VN-8192-8193-10

Vancouver directory listings for 1857 Nelson Street:

1904 to 1911 Emmons, William Edward
1912 to 1926 Macmillan, John McLarty

Sources

Vancouver Public Library, Historic Building Register, Historic Building Number 594, 1857 Nelson Street.

Memories linger on, Vancouver Province, July 8, 1976, page 21.

Grant Residence, 1857 Nelson, Vancouver, B.C., Leslie Maitland, The Queen Anne Revival Style in Canadian Architecture, Ottawa, Minister of the Environment,1990, page 146. Includes illustration: Vancouver Public Library photograph: VPL 49970. [The reference to “Grant Residence” appears to refer to the architect, George William Grant (1852-1925), although there is no evidence that Mr. Grant lived in the house.]

Grant, George William (1852-1925), Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950, http://dictionaryofarchitectsincanada.org/architects/view/1596, “Nelson Street, residence for Dr. W.E. Emmons, 1903; demol. 1976 (C.R., xiv, 12 Aug. 1903, 2, t.c.; L. Maitland, Queen Anne Revival Style in Canadian Architecture, 1990, 146, illus.).”

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