1933 Robson Street

1933 Robson Street - 1920 - City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 99-1368 - Mr. McLeod's house, 1933 Robson Street; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/mr-mcleods-house-1933-robson-street;rad

1933 Robson Street – 1920 – City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 99-1368 – Mr. McLeod’s house, 1933 Robson Street; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/mr-mcleods-house-1933-robson-street;rad

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.

(From about 1900 to 1906, another house was on the property, with a street address of 1931 Robson Street. Further information on that house appears on the page for 1931 Robson Street.)

1900 Block Robson Street - Detail from Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 7 - Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

1900 Block Robson Street – Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

1933 Robson Street, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 48 [Denman Street to Georgia Street to Chilco Street to Haro Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-48-denman-street-to-georgia-street-to-chilco-street-to-haro-street.

1933 Robson Street, detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 48 [Denman Street to Georgia Street to Chilco Street to Haro Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-48-denman-street-to-georgia-street-to-chilco-street-to-haro-street.

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].

District: Vancouver
Permit: 6719
Owner: McKinnon, J. M.
Architect: Dixon & Murray
Builder: Dixon & Murray
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1914-05-23
Street Number: 1933
Street Name: Robson Street
Value: $425.00
Remarks: Office/store
Reference ID: VN-3500-3501-658

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
Vancouver Province, May 16, 1911, page 7, column 4.

Vancouver Province, May 16, 1911, page 7, column 4.

Vancouver Province, October 19, 1911, page 5, column 3.

Vancouver Province, October 19, 1911, page 5, column 3.

When the Mackinnon family moved out of the house in 1919, Charles Dawson held an auction of the household furniture.

Vancouver Province, October 9, 1919, page 23, column 3.

Vancouver Province, October 9, 1919, page 23, column 3.

Vancouver Province, November 3, 1919, page 9, column 2.

Vancouver Province, November 3, 1919, page 9, column 2.

Vancouver Province, January 19, 1942, page 11, column 4 [first portion of article].

Vancouver Province, January 19, 1942, page 11, column 4 [first portion of article].

After 1942, the house became a rooming house.

Vancouver Province, December 10, 1949, page 28, column 4.

Vancouver Province, December 10, 1949, page 28, column 4.

In 1956, gas from an unlit stove killed two women who lived in the house.

Vancouver Sun, November 24, 1956, page 1, columns 1-2.

Vancouver Sun, November 24, 1956, page 1, columns 1-2.

The house was still a rooming house in 1964.

Vancouver Sun, June 30, 1964, page 34, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, June 30, 1964, page 34, column 7.

In 1968, the Knightsbridge Apartments appeared at 1933 Robson Street.

1933 Robson Street, source map: City of Vancouver, Vanmapp; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net.

1933 Robson Street, source map: City of Vancouver, Vanmapp; http://vanmapp.vancouver.ca/pubvanmap_net.

 

Vancouver Sun, October 12, 1968, page 43, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, October 12, 1968, page 43, column 1.

1933 Robson Street; Google Streets, searched January 13, 2019; image dated August 2015.

1933 Robson Street; Google Streets, searched January 13, 2019; image dated August 2015.

 

Sources

Knightsbridge Apartments, 1933 Robson Street; Prospero International Realty Inc., http://www.prospero.ca/residential/downtown-west-end/14-knightsbridge-apartments.

 

6 thoughts on “1933 Robson Street

  1. Pingback: 1933 Robson Street | westendvancouver

  2. Pingback: Stanley McNab Henderson (1864-1942) | westendvancouver

  3. Pingback: John McLellan Mackinnon (1863-1937) | westendvancouver

  4. Pingback: James Campbell McLeod (1881-1929) | WestEndVancouver

  5. Pingback: Emma Deponai Tuthill (1851-1927) | WestEndVancouver

  6. Pingback: John William Fordham Johnson (1866-1938) | WestEndVancouver

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.