Structure Type: built works - dwellings -public accommodations - hotels; built works - performing arts structures - theatres

Designers: Houghton, Edwin W., Architect (firm); Edwin Walker Houghton (architect)

Dates: constructed 1907

4 stories


This uncompleted project for a mixed-use hotel and theatre designed by Edwin W. Houghton was to have been located at Columbia Street at Church Street in New Westminster, BC, southeast of Vancouver.

Building History

According to architectural historian, Donald Luxton: "[Edwin Walker Houghton's] first known project in British Columbia was a proposed four-storey brick and stone theatre and hotel for Messrs. Dean & Barrett on Columbia Street in New Westminster, 1907, which was never built." (See Donald Luxton, "Houghton, Edwin Walker, 1856-1927," in Building the West The Early Architects of British Columbia, Donald Luxton, ed., [Vancouver, BC: Talonbooks, 2003], p. 468.)

Building Notes


PCAD id: 23175