I updated the pages for a building that included three addresses on the east side of the 1100 block of Denman Street.
General information on the building appears on the page for 1178 Denman Street, 1180 Denman Street and 1182 Denman Street.)
Information relating to the individual addresses appears on the following pages.
1178 Denman Street
1180 Denman Street
1182 Denman Street
I updated the page on 1901 Pendrell Street (Gilford Court).
I added illustrations and information on the construction and early history of the building.
I updated the page on the Sylvia Court Apartments
(later the Sylvia Hotel), which is on the northeast corner of Gilford Street and Beach Avenue. The street address is 1154 Gilford Street
I added new pages on Zachariah Simpson, Simpson’s Boat House and the Simpson Block.
Simpson, Zachariah (1849-1910)
Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1901, page 777 [selected portions]
, Senior, was a tailor and boat-builder who lived on Beach Avenue from about 1890 to 1910.
Simpson’s Boat House
Simpson’s Boat House was a boat rental business on the shore of English Bay.
Simpson Block (Simpson Apartment Building)
The Simpson Block was a four-storey apartment building at the northeast corner of Denman Street and Davie Street.
I added a new page on Windsor Apartments at 1924 Barclay Street.
1924 Barclay Street was a vacant lot until about 1926. The Windsor Apartments first appeared in the 1927 Vancouver directory.
1924 Barclay Street, Wrigley’s British Columbia Directory, 1927, page 416.
Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lot 9.
The current building at 1924 Barclay Street is also called Windsor Apartments.