Downtown Victoria Tour
Bastion Square

12-16 Bastion Square was built in 1888 by architect Thomas Sorby for the estate of James Murray Reid (1802-1868) and his son in law William John MacDonald  , who also owned the adjacent building to the west at 8-10 Bastion Square.

This building is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the MacDonald Block.

12-16 Bastion Square, built circa 1888 (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

12-16 Bastion Square, built circa 1888 (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

16 Bastion Square, built circa 1888 (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

16 Bastion Square, built circa 1888 (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

Here is a map showing the location of 12-16 Bastion Square:


 

Additional Information About 12-16 Bastion Square

12-16 Bastion Square is legally consolidated with the adjacent building at 18-26 Bastion Square.

 

A Brief History of 12-18 Bastion Square

12-16 Bastion Square was built in 1888 by architect Thomas Sorby for the estate of James Murray Reid (1802-1868) and his son in law William John MacDonald  , who also owned the adjacent building to the west at 8-10 Bastion Square.

This building is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the MacDonald Block.

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