1911 Nelson Street was on the northwest corner of Nelson Street and Gilford Street.
Legal description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lot 33.
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 10, 2019]. This relates to a new house that appeared on the north half of lot 33 in 1921.
|Owner:||City of Vancouver & Rhodes, B. A.|
|Builder:||Ramage, A. L.|
|Legal Address:||DL: 185 Block: 68 Sub: Resub: Lot: N 1/2 of 33|
|Street Name:||Gilford Street|
Vancouver directory listings from 1902 to 1920:
|1902||Gilbert, Charles Ransom|
|1903||Dalton, William Tinniswood|
|1904 to 1907||Innes, Anthony William Vancouver|
|1908 to 1911||O’Brian, Clarence MacLean|
|1912||Carew-Gibson, Edward Arthur|
|1914 to 1917||Hayes, Mary Elizabeth|
|1918 to 1920||Rhodes, Harry|
The house later became a rooming house.
In 1967, a new apartment building called “Gilford Towers” appeared on the property, with an address of 999 Gilford Street.
Gilford Towers, 999 Gilford Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada; http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=54183.
Gilford Towers, 999 Gilford Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; http://www.urbandb.com/canada/british-columbia/vancouver/gilford-towers/#.XGEWHVVKjIU.