Downtown Victoria Tour
Government Street – 1200 Block

The W&J Wilson Clothiers store at 1221 Government Street is located in a building which likely dates from the 1870’s. W&J Wilson is one of Victoria’s oldest businesses and has been operating at this location since about 1875.

Although this building likely dates from the 1870’s, the current facade was designed in 1912 by architect William Ridgway Wilson.

1221 Government Street. The current facade was designed in 1912 by architect William Ridgway Wilson for W & J Wilson, one of Victoria's oldest businesses. The building likely dates from the 1870's.

1221 Government Street. The current facade was designed in 1912 by architect William Ridgway Wilson for W & J Wilson, one of Victoria’s oldest businesses. The building likely dates from the 1870’s.

Additional Information About 1221 Government Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $3,903,000; Land $2,246,000; Buildings $1,657,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $3,463,000; Land $2,204,000; Buildings $1,259,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $3,325,000; Land $1,900,000; Buildings $1,425,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2014): $3,326,000; Land $1,796,000; Buildings $1,530,000

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