2047 Pendrell Street


2047 Pendrell Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.


2047 Pendrell Street and 2051 Pendrell Street; 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.


2047 Pendrell Street was on the north side of Pendrell Street, west of Chilco Street. It was in a block of closely-packed houses on fairly narrow lots. There was also a small cottage at the rear of the property, with an address of 2051 Pendrell Street.


Legal Description: District Lot 195; Block 70; west half of Lot 24.


2000 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
2000 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.


2067 Pendrell Street; 2063 Pendrell Street; 2057 Pendrell Street; 2051 Pendrell Street; 2047 Pendrell Street; 2037 Pendrell Street; 2029 Pendrell Street; 1913, detail from Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street; 1972-582.37 – Plate 62; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.37; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-62-chilco-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-pendrell-street.


There is one apparent reference to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched April 25, 2019]. Note: the reference has the 2047 Pendrell Street as the address, but it also has Lot number 27. The normal lot number for this address would be Lot 24. (The owner, Charles Abraham Schooley, lived at 2057 Pendrell Street from 1914 to 1928. The lot number for 2057 Pendrell was Lot 23.)


District: Vancouver
Owner: Schooley, C. A.
Architect: B. C. Archs. & Realty Company
Builder: Davis & Landers
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 70 Sub: Resub: Lot: 27
Date (Y-M-D): 1911-08-25
Street Number: 2047
Street Name: Pendrell Street
Value: $4,900.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling house
Reference ID: VN-3200-3201-456


Vancouver directory listings from 1912 to 1920.


1912 Cecil, A.L.
1913 Burke, Arthur Laurie
1914 Bushby, George Gordon
1915 to 1916 Hopkins, Innes
1917 to 1918 Tornroos, Gunnar Wilhelm
1919 Camplin, Frederick Baldwin
1920 Cotton, John Vincent


Both the main house (2047 Pendrell Street) and the cottage at the rear of the property (2051 Pendrell Street) offered rental accommodation throughout most of their existence.


Vancouver Province, April 9, 1918, page 13, column 5.


Vancouver Province, September 8, 1927, page 19, column 8.



Vancouver Province, December 8, 1927, page 23, column 8.


In 1930, the main house and the cottage at the rear of the property were for sale.


Vancouver Province, November 25, 1930, page 15, column 5.


Vancouver Sun, November 28, 1930, page 27, column 5.


The houses continued to be available for rental from the 1930s to the 1960s.


Vancouver Province, March 24, 1931, page 15, column 3.


Vancouver Province, October 19, 1935, page 23, column 8.


Vancouver Province, May 14, 1949, page 23, column 7.


Vancouver Sun, July 9, 1960, page 36, column 4.


The entire lot, including both the main house and the cottage at the rear, later became part of the lot for Panorama Place apartments, which has an address of 2055 Pendrell Street. Further information appears on the page for 2055 Pendrell Street.


Vancouver Sun, July 24, 1965, page 38, columns 1-2.


2055 Pendrell Street; Panorama Place; Google Streets; searched April 22, 2019; image dated May 2012.

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