1893 Pendrell Street

 

1893 Pendrell Street - about 1909 - detail from postcard - The Pier - English Bay - Vancouver BC

1893 Pendrell Street – about 1909 – detail from postcard – The Pier – English Bay – Vancouver BC

1893 Pendrell Street was the site of a house at the north-east corner of Pendrell Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 70, Lot 34 (south half).

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

1893 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.

1893 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 property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched January 1, 2019]. The permit appears to be for a repair or alteration, rather than a large-scale construction.

District: Vancouver
Permit: 11379
Owner: Zlotnik, A.
Architect: Diffner, H. J.
Builder:
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1920-03-17
Street Number: 1893
Street Name: Pendrell Street
Value: $180.00
Remarks: Dwelling/House;
Reference ID: VN-1533-1534-25

Vancouver directory listings for 1893 Pendrell Street from 1905 to 1928.

1905 to 1914 Campbell, Roderick Sr.
1918 and 1919 Browne, John Henry
1920 to 1928 Zlotnik, Abraham

Until about 1928, the house was a private dwelling.

Vancouver Province, October 28, 1921, page 19, column 2.

Vancouver Province, October 28, 1921, page 19, column 2.

By 1929, it was a rooming house.

Wrigley’s BC Directory, 1929, page 1112.

Wrigley’s BC Directory, 1929, page 1112.

In the 1930s and 1940s, the house continued to be a rooming house, and it came up for sale from time to time.

Vancouver Province, January 8, 1938, page 21, column 8. [$2000 appears to be down payment only.]

Vancouver Province, January 8, 1938, page 21, column 8. [$2000 appears to be down payment only.]

Vancouver Province, July 2, 1938, page 29, column 7.

Vancouver Province, July 2, 1938, page 29, column 7.

Vancouver Province, January 24, 1953, page 36, column 8.

Vancouver Province, January 24, 1953, page 36, column 8.

Vancouver Sun, December 1, 1954, page 45, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, December 1, 1954, page 45, column 4.

1893 Pendrell Street, 1954, detail from BO-54-211 : First Beach; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1893 Pendrell Street, 1954, detail from BO-54-211 : First Beach; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

Vancouver Province, May 9, 1959, page 26, column 7.

Vancouver Province, May 9, 1959, page 26, column 7.

By 1966, the house at 1893 Pendrell Street was gone, and its former lot was part of the site of Pacific Sands Apartments at 1122 Gilford Street.

Vancouver Sun, March 30, 1966, page 46, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, March 30, 1966, page 46, column 6.

The Pacific Sands, 1122 Gilford Street, https://pacific-sands.com/

The Pacific Sands, 1122 Gilford Street, https://pacific-sands.com/

 

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