BO-52-331 : Pattison’s Estate



This is an image of North Vancouver which was labelled “Pattison’s Estate” from July 8, 1952. It shows a large estate near what is now 1st Street East and St. Davids Avenue. The entire area has now been converted to houses.

Could this estate somehow be linked to Jim Pattison? If anyone knows, please post information in the comments.

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  1. Lotus JohnsonReply
    November 14, 2017 at 3:03 pm

    Jack Pattison estate. More information here :

  2. Roy DanielsReply
    November 3, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    I worked at Courtesy Auto when i was 17 Jim was a car salesman whom i detailed vehicles for after school and sats, That was 1954. Jim would have been around 22 maybe 23 at that time. His family to the best of my knowledge did not have that much.

  3. Stella DodgeReply
    June 13, 2013 at 9:47 pm

    The bus depot can be seen at the top of the picture, situated between St. David’s and Ridgeway on 3rd Street.

  4. Graham JarvisReply
    May 23, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    There is certainly no connection to Jim Pattison, who was born in Saskatchewan and grew up in East Vancouver. Based on the location and a number of what appear to be derelict buildings on the estate, it appears that there may have been some connection to the Moodyville Sawmill, which was originally located on the foreshore very close to the estate in the picture. It would be interesting to see the photos immediately to the west and east to confirm this hypothesis.

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