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Gonzales Heritage

All historic photographs on this page are courtesy of the City of Victoria Archives (CVA) unless otherwise noted. Click on photos to bring up a larger view.


Gonzales Beach with Gonzales Hill and the Observatory in upper right, ca. 1937. CVA M05383 

Click here for more information about the history of the Observatory.


1901 Fairfield Road at Foul Bay Road, ca. 1900. CVA M09423


West shore of Gonzales Bay with boat rental concession, ca. 1907. CVA M06939


This non-for-profit organization supports owners of heritage buildings and undertakes heritage education and public awareness projects.

Rey Carr created a webpage describing architectural characteristics of homes in the 1000 block of Davie Street, just south of Oak Bay Avenue.


View the City of Victoria's policy on identifying, evaluating, and approved Heritage Conservation Areas within the city.

See a map depicting the Gonzales Neighbourhood circa 1913

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Richmond Avenue between Richardson Street and Gonzales Avenue, 1958. CVA M06195


1777 Ross Street, circa 1960s. Concession in what is now Gonzales Park? CVA M05062


1650 Earle Street, 1965.  CVA M03771


See a black and white aerial photograph of the Gonzales Neighbourhood

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1863 Crescent Road, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Seckford Denny residence, circa 1932. CVA M00975


Gonzales Observatory, 302 Denison Street, constructed in 1915. For more information about the history of the observatory please click here.

1650 Earle Street. 1965. Plant nurseries  CVA M03773

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