100 Years Ago Today in Grandview

On 27th February 1915, while the world settled in to a major European War, the following ads were run in “The Vancouver Daily World” (p.16):

  • “$75 cash, $20 monthly, inclusive price only $1,550, buys a new well-built modern bungalow on First Avenue, close to Commercial Drive; has full basement, bath, toilet, open fireplace, best electric fittings on full garden lot, 32 x 122 to lane.”
  • “1948 2nd Avenue, 3-room house, 66′ lot all fenced, $660 easy terms.
  • “Modern 5-room house, Napier Street, full plumbing, furnace etc and in good repair; $6 per month to a responsible tenant.”


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