Victoria City Tour
207 Government Street – Emily Carr House National Historic Site of Canada
This City of Victoria Heritage Building at 207 Government Street was built circa 1863 by architects John Wright and George H. Saunders for Richard Carr, who operated a wholesale import business at 1107 Wharf Street.
Richard Carr’s daughter Emily Carr became a renowned Canadian artist and author and this house is now commemorated as a National Historic Site under the name Emily Carr House National Historic Site of Canada.
Here is a map showing the location of 207 Government Street:
Here is a Google Street View image of 207 Government Street:
Additional Information On the Emily Carr House
- Canadian Register of Historic Places – recognized in 1964, listed in 2008
Richard Carr operated a wholesale business at 1107 Wharf Street, which is still standing.
More Emily Carr Sites Nearby
If you are interested in Emily Carr you should also see these sites near 207 Government Street:
Emily Carr’s House Of All Sorts, 642-646 Simcoe Street.
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