Downtown Victoria Tour
Government Street – 1700 Block
1710-1714 Government Street

1710-1714 Government Street was built in 1897 by architect Thomas Hooper for Chan Tong Yue and Chan Tong Ork of the On Hing & Brothers Company,

It is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the On Hing Brothers Building.

 

1710-1714 Government Street, built by architect Thomas Hooper of On Hing Brothers (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

1710-1714 Government Street, built by architect Thomas Hooper for On Hing Brothers (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

Here is a map showing the location of 1710-1714 Government Street:
 

Additional Information About 1710-1714 Government Street

1710-1714 Government Street is legally consolidated with the adjacent building at 564 Fisgard Street:

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $2,196,000; Land $1,382,000; Buildings $814,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $2,118,000; Land $1,314,000; Buildings $804,000
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places

A Brief History of 1710-1714 Government Street

1710-1714 Government Street was built in 1897 by architect Thomas Hooper for Chan Tong Yue and Chan Tong Ork of the On Hing & Brothers Company,

On Hing & Brothers Company was a major property owner in Victoria’s Chinatown during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. On Hing Brothers also built and owned the

1710-1714 Government Street is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the On Hing Brothers Building.

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