Quadra Street – 1600 Block
1612 Quadra Street
1612 Quadra Street was built in 1912 by Sand’s Funeral Homes for its funeral directors business. Sands left this building when it built its new location at 1803 Quadra Street in 1932.
1612 Quadra Street is now The Rosedale Manor apartments.
Here is a map showing the location of 1612 Quadra Street:
Here is a Google Street View image of 1612 Quadra Street:
Additional Information About 1612 Quadra Street
- Assessed Value (July 2019): $1,436,000; Land $903,000; Buildings $533,000
- Assessed Value (July 2018): $1,243,000; Land $886,000; Buildings $357,000
- Assessed Value (July 2017): $1,087,000; Land $724,000; Buildings $363,000
A Brief History of 1612 Quadra Street
1612 Quadra Street was built in 1912 by Sand’s Funeral Home for its funeral business. The original did not extend as far west as the current building does so an addition was obviously built on. We will look for the date of the addition.
In 1932 Sand Funeral Chapel built its current location at 1803 Quadra Street (two blocks north on Quadra Street), designed by architect C. Elwood Watkins.
After Sand’s moved from this building in 1932, this building became the Fred C. Carter Funeral Home. It was subsequently converted into apartments and retains that configuration today. It is now The Rosedale Manor apartments
Here are links to some historic photos of 1612 Quadra Street:
- BC Archives photo H-03093 – circa 1920, as Sand’s Funeral Home
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