Downtown Victoria Tour

Government Street – 1000 Block

1007 Government Street

1007 Government Street is the oldest building in this block of Government Street.

It was originally built in 1863 by civil engineer Dennis Harris as a one storey shop for Christian Hein. The second storey was added in 1886.

It is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the Bridgman Building.

1007 Government Street, built in 1863 (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing)

Here’s a map showing the location of 1007 Government Street:

Here is a Google Street View image of 1007 Government Street:

Additional Information About 1007 Government Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $1,930,000; Land – $1,031,000, Buildings – $899,000 (includes 1009-1013 Government Street)
  • Assessed Value (July 2014): $11,930,000; Land – $976,000, Buildings – $954,000 (includes 1009-1013 Government Street)
  • Victoria Hallmark Heritage Society

A Brief History of 1007 Government Street

1007 Government Street is the oldest building in this block of Government Street.

It was originally built in 1863 by civil engineer Dennis Harris as a one storey shop for Christian Hein. The second storey was added in 1886.

It is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the Bridgman Building.

Here are links to some historic photographs of 1007 Government Street:

 

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