Downtown Victoria Tour

Yates Street – 1000 Block

1010 Yates Street

1010 Yates Street is now Moxie’s Grill & Bar but the building had a long prior history as a car dealership and garage.

Here is a map showing the location of 1010 Yates Street:

Here is a Google Street View image of 1010 Yates Street:

Additional Information About 1010 Yates Street:

  • Assessed Value (July 2018): $6,332,000; Land $6,253,000; Buildings $79,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $4,114,000; Land $3,384,000; Buildings $730,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $3,841,000; Land $3,218,000; Buildings $623,000

A Brief History of 1010 Yates Street:

1010 Yates Street is now a restaurant but until the 1970’s it was used primarily as a car dealership and garage.

One long term occupant was Thomas Plimley Ltd., a dealer for Austin and other British cars. Here is a page on British car dealers in Victoria. [note: PDF]

Here are some historic photos of 1010 Yates Street:

Here are some Historic Victoria Advertisements for businesses which have occupied 1010 Yates Street:

1937 advertisement for Austin cars, by Thomas Plimley Ltd., 1010 Yates Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1937 advertisement for Austin cars, by Thomas Plimley Ltd., 1010 Yates Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1937 Advertisement For Austin Cars, by Thomas Plimley Ltd., 1010 Yates Street

Thomas Plimley Ltd., a car dealer, was a long time occupant of 1010 Yates Street.

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1939 advertisement for Austin 8 cars, by Thomas Plimley Ltd., 1010 Yates Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1939 advertisement for Austin 8 cars, by Thomas Plimley Ltd., 1010 Yates Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1939 Advertisement For Austin 8 Cars, by Thomas Plimley Ltd., 1010 Yates Street

Thomas Plimley Ltd., a car dealer, was a long time occupant of 1010 Yates Street.

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