1873 Nelson Street

1873 Nelson Street - Vancouver Province - September 21 - 1907 - Land of Opportunity Number - page 73

1873 Nelson Street – Vancouver Province – September 21 – 1907 – Land of Opportunity Number – page 73

1873 Nelson Street - Vancouver Province - September 9 1905 - page 13 - name and address illegible on original microfilm

1873 Nelson Street – Vancouver Province – September 9 1905 – page 13 – name and address illegible on original microfilm

1873 Nelson Street - Detail from postcard - Nelson Street - Vancouver BC – Undated - Coast Publishing Company – Vancouver BC

1873 Nelson Street – Detail from postcard – Nelson Street – Vancouver BC – Undated – Coast Publishing Company – Vancouver BC

1873 Nelson Street - detail from Esher Court - 1944 - Vancouver Public Library Accession Number 15668

1873 Nelson Street – detail from Esher Court – 1944 – Vancouver Public Library Accession Number 15668

 

1873 Nelson Street - tentative identification - Deryck William Holdsworth - House and Home in Vancouver - Thesis - 1971 - page 141

1873 Nelson Street – tentative identification – Deryck William Holdsworth – House and Home in Vancouver – Thesis – 1971 – page 141

1873 Nelson Street was on the north side of Nelson Street, just east of Gilford Street. It was a large house, with a distinctive domed tower that was typical of houses from the Parr and Fee architectural firm.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lot 35.

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 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 January 13, 2014].

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Smith, T. R. (sic: probably J.R. Smith)
Architect: Parr & Fee
Builder: Tardiff, Peter
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 68 Sub: Resub: Lot: 35
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-06-30
Street Number: 1873
Street Name: Nelson Street
Value: $9,000.00
Remarks: Frame d house
Reference ID: VN-3018-3018-104

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District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Smith, J. R.
Architect: Parr & Fee
Builder: Johnston, B. H.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 68 Sub: Resub: Lot: 35
Date (Y-M-D): 1909-10-13
Street Number:
Street Name: Nelson Street
Value: $400.00
Remarks: Frame stable
Reference ID: VN-3018-3018-98

Vancouver directory listings for 1873 Nelson Street:

1910 to 1916 Smith, John Robert
1917 Smith, Ellen (Mrs. John Robert)
1918 to 1919 Hall, James Edward

The 1918 Vancouver street directory listed a John Hall at 1873 Nelson Street. It appears that it should have referred to James Edward Hall. (There was a John N. Hall associated with the Vancouver Milling and Grain Company, but he lived at 1730 East 41st Avenue in 1918 and 1919.)

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