1966 Nelson Street

Vancouver Province, October 14, 1905, page 7, columns 3-4.

Vancouver Province, October 14, 1905, page 7, columns 3-4.

1966 Nelson Street - Detail from AM54-S4 - PAN P103 (about 1908)

1966 Nelson Street – Detail from AM54-S4 – PAN P103 (about 1908)

1966 Nelson Street - Detail from AM54-S4 - Str P181_2 (about 1915)

1966 Nelson Street – Detail from AM54-S4 – Str P181_2 (about 1915)

1966 Nelson Street was on the south-east corner of Nelson Street and Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 69, Lots 12 and 13.

1900 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

1900 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.

1966 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.

1966 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 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 9, 2019].

Municipality: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Matheson, J. P.
Architect: Matheson, J. P.
Builder: Matheson, J. P.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 69 Sub: Resub: Lot: 13
Date (Y-M-D): 1903-10-14
Street Number:
Street Name: Chilco Street & Nelson Street
Value: $4,000.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling
Reference ID: VN-8252-8253-34

(John Phillip Matheson (1864-1917) was a builder and developer, originally from Prince Edward Island.)

Vancouver directory listings from 1905 to 1920.

1905 to 1911; 1913 Stewart, Donald Malcolm
1912 Catlin, William Weed
1914 to 1917 Munn, Albert Edward
1918 McCausland, Robert
1919 Fritzley, James
1920 Wright, Mrs. A.

From the 1920s onward, the house provided rental accommodation.

Vancouver Sun, June 4, 1920, page 10, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, June 4, 1920, page 10, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, October 13, 1938, page 23, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, October 13, 1938, page 23, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, May 1, 1941, page 20, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, May 1, 1941, page 20, column 5.

In May 1946 there was a sale of furniture and building materials at 1966 Nelson Street.

Vancouver Sun, May 22, 1946, page 13, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, May 22, 1946, page 13, column 6.

In December 1946 a fire damaged part of the house.

Vancouver Sun, December 20, 1946, page 6, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, December 20, 1946, page 6, column 4.

In 1950 a new series of apartments appeared at the corner of Nelson Street and Chilco Street. The addresses were 1958 Nelson Street and 1980 Nelson Street. The apartments were called Robern Manor (sometimes Robern Manors).

Vancouver Province, August 31, 1950, page 22, column 6.

Vancouver Province, August 31, 1950, page 22, column 6.

Vancouver Province, July 7, 1951, page 34, column 2.

Vancouver Province, July 7, 1951, page 34, column 2.

1980 Nelson Street and 1958 Nelson Street, detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1980 Nelson Street and 1958 Nelson Street, detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1980 Nelson Street and 1958 Nelson Street; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

1980 Nelson Street and 1958 Nelson Street; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

1980 Nelson Street and 1958 Nelson Street; 1962; detail from Aerial view of the West End and Coal Harbour from English Bay; Vancouver City Archives; Air P107-1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-west-end-and-coal-harbour-from-english-bay.

1980 Nelson Street and 1958 Nelson Street; 1962; detail from Aerial view of the West End and Coal Harbour from English Bay; Vancouver City Archives; Air P107-1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-west-end-and-coal-harbour-from-english-bay.

1958 Nelson Street [and 1980 Nelson Street], 1978; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 786-2.03; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1958-nelson-street.

1958 Nelson Street [and 1980 Nelson Street], 1978; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 786-2.03; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/1958-nelson-street.

In 1986, a condominium building called “Chilco Park” was at the corner of Nelson Street and Chilco Street. The street address was 1010 Chilco Street.

1900 block Nelson Street, south side; Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

1900 block Nelson Street, south side; Vanmapp, City of Vancouver; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net/default.aspx. [Includes 1912 Goad’s map of Vancouver and property addresses in 2019.]

 

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