1901 Pendrell Street

1901 Pendrell Street (Gilford Court) appeared in 1912. The architects were Sharpe & Thompson. Cyril Tweedale was the owner of the property.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 70, Lot: south half of lot 33.

1900 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

1900 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

1901 Pendrell Street - Detail from City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 371-723 - [Houses on the north side of the 1900 Block of Pendrell Street]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/houses-on-north-side-of-1900-block-of-pendrell-street;rad

1901 Pendrell Street – Detail from City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 371-723 – [Houses on the north side of the 1900 Block of Pendrell Street]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/houses-on-north-side-of-1900-block-of-pendrell-street;rad

Gilford Court was a rental property.

Vancouver Daily World, July 9, 1912, page 18, column 6.

Vancouver Daily World, July 9, 1912, page 18, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, December 29, 1914, page 8, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, December 29, 1914, page 8, column 3.

A developer demolished the building in December 1981.

Gilford Court; demolished in December 1981; Vancouver Sun, December 22, 1982, page 5, columns 3-5.

Gilford Court; demolished in December 1981; Vancouver Sun, December 22, 1982, page 5, columns 3-5.

In 1984, a new condominium apartment building appeared on the original lot, along with the property next door that had been the site of 1915 Pendrell Street and 1925 Pendrell Street.

The new building followed the general style and dimensions of the original structure, and it kept the name of “Gilford Court.” Its address was 1125 Gilford Street.

Vancouver Sun, June 1, 1984, page 38, columns 9-10.

Vancouver Sun, June 1, 1984, page 38, columns 9-10.

There is one reference to the original building in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched December 30, 2013].

District: Vancouver
Permit: 1236
Owner: Tweedale, C.
Architect: Sharpe & Thompson
Builder: Mason, Wm.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 70 Sub: Resub: Lot: S 1/2 of 33
Date (Y-M-D): 1912-01-14
Street Number: 1907
Street Name: Pendrell Street
Value: $33,000.00
Remarks: 1 apartment/rooms
Reference ID: VN-3300-3301-34

 

Sources

Sharp & Thompson, by David Monteyne, in Building the West: Early Architects of British Columbia,  compiled and edited by Donald Luxton; Vancouver, Talonbooks, 2003, pages 348-349, 517.

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