1847 Pendrell Street

1853 Pendrell Street and 1847 Pendrell Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

1847 Pendrell Street was on the north side of Pendrell Street, between Denman Street and Chilco Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185; Block 70; Lot 37.

 

1800 Block Pendrell 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 Pendrell 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.

 

 

1859 Pendrell Street and 1847 Pendrell Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Plate 63 Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; Vancouver City Archives, 1972-582.38; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

 

 

There is one reference to this lot in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched April 25, 2019].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Blowey, J. D.
Architect: Blowey, J. D.
Builder: Blowey, J. D.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1910-09-23
Street Number: 1847
Street Name: Pendrell Street
Value: $100.00
Remarks: Frame garage
Reference ID: VN-3100-3101-2145

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1908 to 1920:

1908 McKillop, Archie
1911 Blowey, James Thomas
1912 Vacant
1913 to 1915 Barton, George Gilbert
1916 Torrance, William Lorne
1919 to 1923 Herman, John William

 

In 1910 and 1924, the furniture in the house was for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Province, June 8, 1910, page 28, column 1.

 

Vancouver Province, July 2, 1924, page 20, column 5.

 

Throughout much of its existence, the house offered rooms for rent.

 

Vancouver Province, May 3, 1925, page 22, column 5.

 

Around 1930, the house was a “home for medical convalescents.”

 

Vancouver Province, January 12, 1930, page 21, column 4.

 

It later reverted to a place for room and board.

 

Vancouver Province, April 5, 1931, page 17, column 3.

 

Vancouver Province, February 3, 1942, page 16, column 5.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 23, 1953, page 43, column 4.

 

In 1956, the properties at 1847 Pendrell Street and 1853 Pendrell Street were for sale.

 

Vancouver Sun, April 21, 1956, page 46, column 3.

 

A three-storey rental apartment building later appeared on the property. It was called “Oceanside Apartments” or “Oceanside Apartment Hotel.”

 

Vancouver Sun, October 21, 1961, page 35, column 4.

 

1847 Pendrell Street, 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

 

1847 Pendrell Street; Google Streets, searched April 26, 2019; image dated April 2009.

 

1847 Pendrell Street; Google Streets, searched April 26, 2019; image dated August 2018.

 

 

Sources

Oceanside Apartments, 1847 Pendrell Street, Vancouver; https://goodmanreport.com/listings/1112-oceanside-apartments-1847-pendrell-street-vancouver: “Known as Oceanside Hotel, the property was originally built as a rental building but is currently operated as a hotel.”

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