Built in 1915
at a cost of $65,000, the Murray stood empty during the war years, after which it was used as a barracks by the RCMP for a while, with the main floor serving as stables. The Richardsonian Romanesque building has heritage "B" status
in Vancouver, and has been providing low cost housing for many years. In 2017 it received a facelift
, courtesy of the developers who built the highrise next door. (1925 photo from City of Vancouver Archives).