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Douglas Street – 1000 Block

1001-1019 Douglas Street

This historic building at 1001-1019 Douglas Street was built in 1938 by architect Studley Patrick Birley as the Sussex Apartment Hotel. In 1995 it was incorporated into the larger Mozart development at 720 Broughton Street.

It is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.

1001 Douglas Street. Built in 1938 as the Sussex Apartment Hotel.

1001 Douglas Street. Built in 1938 as the Sussex Apartment Hotel.

The interior of this building was removed and the facade retained as part of the Mozart development. The interior of the building was removed to create a courtyard within the space formerly occupied by the Sussex.

The Douglas Street and Courtney Street facades of the building are now supported by girders.

Girders supporting the Sussex building facade

Girders supporting the Sussex building facade

Additional Information About 1001-1019 Douglas Street

1001-1019 Douglas Street is now legally consolidated into the Mozart, 720 Broughton Street, which was built in 1995.

  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $42,006,000; Land: $9.412,000; Buildings: $32,594,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $37,716,000; Land: $8.447,000; Buildings: $29,269,000
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places

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