Nelson Investments' 1209 Jervis Street apartment building was built in 1910 and designed by Arthur J. Bird. Mr. Bird was a famous architect who actually served as the City of Vancouver's chief architect and inspector for several years. He also introduced masonry construction to western Canada with 1209 Jervis Street. For more information on Mr. Bird please click here
. 1209 Jervis Street was originally called the John A. Seabold Apartment Building and is rumored to have served as the long-term stay hotel for the prestigious Hotel Vancouver.
Read the complete Statement of Historical Significance report prepared by Jim Lehto, former City of Vancouver planner [...]
More recently the apartment building also goes by the name Blenheim Court. It is located in Vancouver's West End district. In March 2008, Gordon Nelson Inc. bought the building, which was run down and in need of renovation and restoration.