1178 Denman Street, 1180 Denman Street and 1182 Denman Street

1178 Denman Street, 1180 Denman Street and 1182 Denman Street; May 1946; detail from B.C. Electric Railway trolley truck near the corner of Davie Street and Denman Street stringing trolley wire; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 586-4318; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/b-c-electric-railway-trolley-truck-near-corner-of-davie-street-and-denman-street-stringing-trolley-wire-3.

 

I updated the pages for a building that included three addresses on the east side of the 1100 block of Denman Street.

 

1174 Denman Street, 1178 Denman Street, 1180 Denman Street, 1182 Denman Street, and 1184 Denman Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 48; [Cardero Street to Comox Street to Denman Street to Beach Avenue/Burnaby Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-64-cardero-street-to-comox-street-to-denman-street-to-beach-avenue-burnaby-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

 

 

1901 Pendrell Street

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.

 

I updated the page on 1901 Pendrell Street (Gilford Court).

I added illustrations and information on the construction and early history of the building.

 

1925 Pendrell Street, 1915 Pendrell Street and 1901 Pendrell Street; detail from Denman Street to Comox Street to Stanley Park boundary to English Bay; Vancouver City Archives; Reference code – 1972-582-38 – Plate 63; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-63-denman-street-to-comox-street-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-english-bay.

 

Sylvia Court Apartments (later the Sylvia Hotel)

Sylvia Court, about 1932; Sylvia Court - English Bay [cropped]; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 99-2632; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/sylvia-court-english-bay.

Sylvia Court, about 1932; Sylvia Court – English Bay [cropped]; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 99-2632; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/sylvia-court-english-bay.

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.

Zachariah Simpson, Simpson’s Boat House and the Simpson Block

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]

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1901, page 777 [selected portions]

Zachariah Simpson, 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, about 1900; detail from English Bay Beach, Vancouver City Archives, Be P9; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-5.

Simpson’s Boat House, about 1900; detail from English Bay Beach, Vancouver City Archives, Be P9; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-5.

Simpson’s Boat House was a boat rental business on the shore of English Bay.

 

Simpson Block (Simpson Apartment Building)

Simpson Block, about 1920, detail from View of English Bay Beach and bathhouses from the pier, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1504-2; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-english-bay-beach-and-bathhouses-from-pier.

Simpson Block, about 1920, detail from View of English Bay Beach and bathhouses from the pier, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 1504-2; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-english-bay-beach-and-bathhouses-from-pier.

The Simpson Block was a four-storey apartment building at the northeast corner of Denman Street and Davie Street.

1924 Barclay Street (Windsor Apartments)

Windsor Apartments, Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number: 28345; Date: Date unknown; Photographer / Studio: Dominion Photo Co.; http://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/1780/28345.jpg.

Windsor Apartments, Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number: 28345; Date: Date unknown; Photographer / Studio: Dominion Photo Co.; http://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/1780/28345.jpg.

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.

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.