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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

713 Johnson

Designed in 1908 by Victorian architects Thomas Hooper and Charles Elwood Watkins

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. 713 Johnson Marker
Inscription. This building is a good example of Edwardian commercial architecture. It was built for William James Marble as a carriage factory, replacing the original wooden structure from 1885. Early painted signage is still visible on the east façade. In 1938, the building was sold and run as a furniture store on the main floor and with offices above. In the 1970s, the site became the home of the Salvation Army Thrift Shop and, 20 years later, the 711 Bingo and Snack Bar. It was briefly used by Our Place during the construction of their new premises and was restored in 2009 as the Access Health Centre by Victoria Cool Aid Society and AIDS Vancouver Island.
Access Health Centre Victoria Cool Aid Society AIDS Vancouver Island
 
Erected 2009 by Victoria Cool Aid Society/ AIDS Vancouver Island.
 
Location. 48° 25.624′ N, 123° 21.84′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is on Johnson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 713 Johnson Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tiger Company Fire Hall (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Victoria Fire Department Headquarters
713 Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. 713 Johnson Marker
Note signage on the side wall.
(about 180 meters away); Wesleyan Methodist Church (about 180 meters away); Victoria City Hall (about 180 meters away); Congregation Emanu-El (about 210 meters away); St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Cathedral (about 210 meters away); Japanese Internment (about 210 meters away); Fifth Regiment of Garrison Artillery (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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