This landmark building was designed and built in 1907 by architect Francis Rattenbury for the Merchants Bank of Canada, which used it as its main branch office in Victoria.

Bank of Montreal, 1225 Douglas Street. Built in 1907 by architect Francis Rattenbury for the Merchants Bank of Canada

Bank of Montreal, 1225 Douglas Street. Built in 1907 by architect Francis Rattenbury for the Merchants Bank of Canada

When the Bank of Montreal took over the Merchants Bank of Canada in 1921-22, this building became a Bank of Montreal branch and has remained Victoria’s main downtown branch of the Bank of Montreal to this day.

Merchants Bank logo, Bank of Montreal, 1225 Douglas Street

Merchants Bank logo, Bank of Montreal, 1225 Douglas Street

Architectural detail, Bank of Montreal, 1225 Douglas Street

Architectural detail, Bank of Montreal, 1225 Douglas Street

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