1933 Robson Street was on the north side of the 1900 block of Robson Street, about the middle of the block between Gilford Street and Chilco Street.
Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 65, Lot 39.
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 7, 2014].
|Owner:||McKinnon, J. M.|
|Architect:||Dixon & Murray|
|Builder:||Dixon & Murray|
|Legal Address:||DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:|
|Street Name:||Robson Street|
Vancouver Directory Listings for 1933 Robson Street from 1909 to 1942:
|1909 to 1911||Johnson, John William Fordham|
|1912 to 1919||Mackinnon, John McLellan|
|1920 to 1924||McLeod, James Campbell|
|1925 to 1942||Henderson, Stanley McNab|
When the Mackinnon family moved out of the house in 1919, Charles Dawson held an auction of the household furniture.
After 1942, the house became a rooming house.
In 1956, gas from an unlit stove killed two women who lived in the house.
The house was still a rooming house in 1964.
In 1968, the Knightsbridge Apartments appeared at 1933 Robson Street.
Knightsbridge Apartments, 1933 Robson Street; Prospero International Realty Inc., http://www.prospero.ca/residential/downtown-west-end/14-knightsbridge-apartments.