Downtown Victoria Tour
View Street – 700 Block

740 View Street – Bishop of Victoria’s Residence

This building at 740 View Street was built in 1907 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria as the residence of the Bishop of Victoria.

It is still used as offices by the Diocese of Victoria.

The Roman Catholic Bishop's Residence, 740 View Street, built in 1907 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins

The Roman Catholic Bishop’s Residence, 740 View Street, built in 1907 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins

The Roman Catholic Bishop's Residence, 740 View Street, built in 1907 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins

The Roman Catholic Bishop’s Residence, 740 View Street, built in 1907 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins

 

Here is a map showing the location of 740 View Street and the adjacent St. Andrew’s Cathedral:

Here is a Google Street View image of 740 View Street:

A Brief History of 740 View Street

This building at 740 View Street was built in 1907 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria as the residence of the Bishop of Victoria.

It is still used as offices by the Diocese of Victoria.

Would you like to leave a comment or question about anything on this page?