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This building at 1630 Store Street was built in 1912 as a machine shop. It was Ramsay’s Machine Works until relatively recently.

The building was sold in 2006 and converted from a machine shop into a retail store.

Since September 2016 it has been occupied by Ocean River Sports, which moved here from 1824 Store Street.

This building at 1630 Store Street was built in 1912 as a machine shop.

1630 Store Street, originally built in 1912 as a machine shop.

Here is a map showing the location of 1630 Store Street:

Additional Information About 1630 Store Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $3,269,000; Land $1,235,000 Buildings $2,034,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $2,844,000; Land $1,174,000 Buildings $1,670,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $2,670,000; Land $1,012,000 Buildings $1,658,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2014): $2,656,000; Land $956,000 Buildings $1,700,000
  • Times-Colonist – 21 September 2016

 

A Brief History of 1630 Store Street

Here are links to some historic photos of Ramsay Machine Works:

This building at 1630 Store Street was built in 1912 as a machine shop. It was Ramsay’s Machine Works until 2004.

The building was sold in 2006 and converted from a machine shop to its current use as a retail store.

Here are some photos of this building in 2005 and 2006.

1630 Store Street in 2005. The Ramsay's Machine Works sign is still visible on the front of the building.

1630 Store Street in 2005. The Ramsay’s Machine Works sign is still visible on the front of the building.

1630 Store Street in 2006.

1630 Store Street in 2006.

This is how the building appears now.

This building at 1630 Store Street was built in 1912 as a machine shop.

This building at 1630 Store Street was built in 1912 as a machine shop.

Since September 2016, this building has been occupied by Ocean River Sports, which moved here from 1824 Store Street, two block north.

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