Some Important Architects & Builders In Victoria History

Thomas Hooper (1859-1935) left a very significant legacy in Victoria’s architectural history. Thomas Hooper maintained his own architectural practice as well as a partnership with C. Elwood Watkins.

909, 911 and 913 Government Street, designed by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins. Built in 1903.

909, 911 and 913 Government Street, designed by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins. Built in 1903.

Here is a video about Thomas Hooper, presented by Donald Luxton at the Chilliwack Museum & Archives.

Here is a list of Thomas Hooper’s projects included on this website so far:

Earle Building. 530-534 Yates Street. Built in 1900 as a warehouse for Thomas Earle by architect Thomas Hooper.

Earle Building. 530-534 Yates Street. Built in 1900 as a warehouse for Thomas Earle by architect Thomas Hooper.

The Victoria Conservatory of Music, 907 Pandora Avenue. The building was designed in 1890 by architect Thomas Hooper as the First Methodist Church.

The Victoria Conservatory of Music, 907 Pandora Avenue. The building was designed in 1890 by architect Thomas Hooper as the First Methodist Church.

For more information on Thomas Hooper:

As one our of Recommended Books, we also recommend Building The West: The Early Architects of British Columbia, edited by Donald Luxton, as an excellent source of further information about Thomas Hooper, his partner C. Elwood Watkins and other early architects listed on this site.

Book cover, Building The West: Early Architects of British Columbia, edited by Donald Luxton

Book cover, Building The West: Early Architects of British Columbia, edited by Donald Luxton

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