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

 

 

Empire Candy Company

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 463.

 

I updated the page on the Empire Candy Company, which had one of its locations at 1974 Georgia Street in 1909. John Edward Armishaw, the operator of the business, was at 1972 Georgia Street in 1909.

I added illustrations and information on the incorporation of the company in 1909 and the winding-up of the company in 1910 and 1911.

 

 

British Columbia Gazette, January 5, 1911, page 360, column 1; https://archive.org/details/governmentgazett51nogove/page/360/mode/1up.

John Edward Armishaw (1871-1948)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 463.

 

I updated the page on John Edward Armishaw, who was a confectioner or candy maker. He lived at 2060 Beach Avenue in 1905, and at 1972 Georgia Street in 1909 and 1910.

I added illustrations and information on members of his family.

 

Vancouver Sun, April 3, 1943, page 8, columns 2-3.

George Harold Buck (1881-1927)

I updated the page on George Harold Buck.

He operated a refreshment parlour and confectionery, and he ran a photographic gallery at the entrance to Stanley Park.

He lived at 1997 Georgia Street in 1917 and 1918.

I added information on his death in Ontario in 1927, along with information on his children and on his wife’s second marriage and later life in California.

1000 Denman Street

I updated the page on 1000 Denman Street, which was on the southeast corner of Denman Street and Nelson Street. For most of its life it was a grocery store, chocolate shop, and bakery.

In the 1950s, the site became part of a service station lot, and it later formed part of the Denman Place complex.

I added illustrations and information on the uses of the property over the years.

(Note: in the plan below, the street number appears as “1004” rather than its normal number of “1000.”)

 

1004 Denman Street; 1008 Denman Street; 1012 Denman Street; 1020 Denman Street; detail from Chas. E. Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, Volume 1, Plate 55 [Cardero Street to Haro Street to Denman Street to Comox Street]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-55-cardero-street-to-haro-street-to-denman-street-to-comox-street.