Nelson Street runs through downtown Vancouver from Beatty Street to the edge of Stanley Park.
Source of name
Lauchlan Hamilton named this street after Hugh Nelson (1830-1893), who was a politician and the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia from 1887 to 1892.
Elizabeth Walker, Street Names of Vancouver, 1999, p. 93.
Richard Edward Allen, A Pictorial History of Vancouver: Book 1: Origin of Street and Place Names, 1982, p. 71.
The following links lead to pages for individual houses.
|1800 Block Nelson Street|
|1900 Block Nelson Street|
|2000 Block Nelson Street|