2001 Nelson Street

2001 Nelson Street - about 1910 - detail from postcard - Nelson Street - Vancouver BC

2001 Nelson Street – about 1910 – detail from postcard – Nelson Street – Vancouver BC.

Home of Mr. G.W. Hobson, northwest corner of Nelson and Chilco Streets; Vancouver Province, Saturday, September 16, 1905, page 24, columns 2-4.

Home of Mr. G.W. Hobson, northwest corner of Nelson and Chilco Streets; Vancouver Province, Saturday, September 16, 1905, page 24, columns 2-4.

2001 Nelson Street - about 1908 - detail from Vancouver City Archives - PAN P103 - [View of the 1900 Block and 2000 Block of Nelson Street]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-1900-block-and-2000-block-of-nelson-street

2001 Nelson Street – about 1908 – detail from Vancouver City Archives – PAN P103 – [View of the 1900 Block and 2000 Block of Nelson Street]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-1900-block-and-2000-block-of-nelson-street

2001 Nelson Street, detail from Nelson Street, Vancouver, about 1915; Vancouver City Archives, Str P181.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/nelson-street-vancouver.

2001 Nelson Street, detail from Nelson Street, Vancouver, about 1915; Vancouver City Archives, Str P181.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/nelson-street-vancouver.

2001 Nelson Street was on the northeast corner of Nelson Street and Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lot 27.

2001 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.

2001 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.

2000 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

2000 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

2001 Nelson Street; detail from Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street; Vancouver City Archives, Plate 62; 1972-582.37; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-62-chilco-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-pendrell-street.

2001 Nelson Street; detail from Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street; Vancouver City Archives, Plate 62; 1972-582.37; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-62-chilco-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-pendrell-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 December 4, 2018].

District: Vancouver
Permit: 8330
Owner: Hobson, Mary Brown
Architect: Haynes, F.
Builder: Haynes, F.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1916-11-23
Street Number: 2001
Street Name: Nelson Street
Value: $125.00
Remarks: Repairs; Garage [BCR]
Reference ID: VN-0102-0103-2

Vancouver directory listings from 1902 to 1931.

Hobson, Christopher George 1902 to 1906
Hobson, George William 1903 to 1906; 1908 to 1909
Hobson, Miss Mary Brown 1907
Johnston, Arthur William 1910 to 1914
Dickey, Hugh Logan 1916 to 1918
Shields, James Charles Stuart 1919 to 1920
O’Brian, Clarence McLean 1921 to 1925
Occupied 1926
Maitland, Ronald Monteith 1927 to 1928
Palmer, Edward George 1929 to 1931

 

1931: Park Lane Apartments at 975 Chilco Street.

By 1931, 2001 Nelson Street was gone. In its place was an apartment building called Park Lane Apartments, with an address of 975 Chilco Street.

Vancouver Sun, October 3, 1931, page 27, columns 6-8.

Vancouver Sun, October 3, 1931, page 27, columns 6-8.

Vancouver Sun, October 17, 1931, page 22, column 8.

Vancouver Sun, October 17, 1931, page 22, column 8.

Park Lane Apartments, 975 Chilco Street, detail from Vancouver, B.C. from the air looking east from Lost Lagoon, 1931; Vancouver City Archives; Van Sc P15; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-b-c-from-air-looking-east-from-lost-lagoon.

Park Lane Apartments, 975 Chilco Street, detail from Vancouver, B.C. from the air looking east from Lost Lagoon, 1931; Vancouver City Archives; Van Sc P15; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-b-c-from-air-looking-east-from-lost-lagoon.

Park Lane Apartments - 975 Chilco Street, November 1985; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 791-0250; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/975-chilco-street.

Park Lane Apartments – 975 Chilco Street, November 1985; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 791-0250; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/975-chilco-street.

975 Chilco Street, Google Streets, searched December 4, 2018; image dated April 2009.

975 Chilco Street, Google Streets, searched December 4, 2018; image dated April 2009.

 

Sources

The Park Lane, 975 Chilco St, Vancouver BC; Vancouver Heritage Foundation; https://www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org/location/975-chilco-st-vancouver-bc/. “The Park Lane apartment was built in 1931. Noted architect Ross Anthony Lort designed the building. R.A. Lort was born in Birmingham, England in 1889. He became an architect in 1904 and relocated to Vancouver in 1919 where he became a partner in the firm Maclure and Lort.”

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