Downtown Victoria Tour
Government Street – 1200 Block
1230 Government Street – Federal Building

The Federal Building at 1230 Government Street was built between 1948-1952 by architects Percy Leonard James and Douglas James.

The Federal Building, 1230 Government Street, built in 1948-1952 by architects Percy Leonard James and Douglas James for the Government of Canada.

The Federal Building, 1230 Government Street, built in 1948-1952 by architects Percy Leonard James and Douglas James for the Government of Canada.

The Federal Building, 1230 Government Street, built in 1948-1952 by architects Percy Leonard James and Douglas James for the Government of Canada.

The Federal Building, 1230 Government Street, built in 1948-1952 by architects Percy Leonard James and Douglas James for the Government of Canada.

Here is a map showing the location of 1230 Government Street:

A Brief History of the Federal Building – 1230 Government Street

Here are links to some historic photos of the Federal Building:

The Federal Building at 1230 Government Street was built between 1948-1952 by architects Percy Leonard James and Douglas James.

The upper floors have always been federal government offices.

The main floor was originally designed as the main downtown branch of Canada Post. It has since been converted to retail use.

 

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