Victoria City Tour
Fort Street – 1100 Block
1190 Fort Street

1190 Fort Street was built in 1890 by contractor John Pitcairn Elford as a rental and investment property.

It is currently zoned as an office and is occupied by the law firm of Holmes & Isherwood, which has been located in this building since 1963.

1190 Fort Street is on the Victoria Heritage Registry.

1190 Fort Street (left), built in 1890 by John Pitcairn Elford, and 1192 Fort Street (right), built in 1890 by architect John Teague.

Here is a map showing the location of 1190 Fort Street:

Here is a Google Street View image of 1190 Fort Street:

Additional Information About 1190 Fort Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2019): $1,248,000; Land $895,000; Buildings $353,00
  • Assessed Value (July 2018): $1,106,000; Land $740,000; Buildings $366,00
  • Victoria Heritage Foundation

A Brief History of 1190 Fort Street

1190 Fort Street was built in 1890 by contractor John Pitcairn Elford as a rental and investment property. It is currently zoned as an office and is occupied by the law firm of Holmes & Isherwood, which has been located in this building since 1963.

1190 Fort Street is on the Victoria Heritage Registry.

The Victoria Heritage Foundation website has a good history of 1190 Fort Street.

Here are some links to articles about lawyer Connie Isherwood, who still has her legal practice in this building:

 

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