Structure Type: built works - performing arts structures - opera houses

Designers: Guenther and Van Aken, Architects (firm); Emil Carl Friedrich Guenther (architect); T. Van Aken (architect)

Dates: constructed 1898-1899


During its short existence, the architectural firm of Guenther and Van Aken designed at least three known buildings in New Westminster, BC, including this Westerminster Opera Company theatre and two hotels--the Windsor Hotel and Hotel Fraser--built during 1898-1899. (See "Sources," in Building the West The Early Architects of British Columbia, Donald Luxton, ed., [Vancouver, BC: Talonbooks, 2003], p. 503.)


The Westerminster Opera Company Opera House was razed.

PCAD id: 23330