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Rockland Avenue
1770 Rockland Avenue

1770 Rockland Avenue is a City of Victoria Heritage Building. It was designed by architect Samuel Maclure and built in 1905 by contractor George Calder for Biggerstaff Wilson (died 1925).

Biggerstaff Wilson ran a cold storage business on Herald Street in downtown Victoria. His business buildings were 532 Herald Street (now a condominium development called “The Biggerstaff”) and 536 Herald Street.

In 2011, 1770 Rockland Avenue was converted into seven townhouse condominiums.

1770 Rockland Avenue, built in 1905 by architect Samuel Maclure for Richard Biggerstaff Wilson

1770 Rockland Avenue, built in 1905 by architect Samuel Maclure for Richard Biggerstaff Wilson

Here is a map showing the location of 1770 Rockland Avenue:

Here is a Google Street View image of 1770 Rockland Avenue:

1770 Rockland Avenue, built in 1905 by architect Samuel Maclure for Richard Biggerstaff Wilson

1770 Rockland Avenue, built in 1905 by architect Samuel Maclure for Richard Biggerstaff Wilson

Additional Information About 1770 Rockland Avenue

  • #3-1770 Rockland Avenue sold for $1,550,000 on 21 October 2019
  • Assessed Value (July 2019): Six townhouse condominiums between $1,446,000 and $2,626,000
  • #3-1770 Rockland Avenue sold for $1,550,000 on 28 June 2019
  • #4-1770 Rockland Avenue sold for $1,400,000 on 29 May 2019
  • #1-1770 Rockland Avenue sold for $1,550,000 on 17 December 2018
  • #5-1770 Rockland Avenue sold for $1,620,000 on 21 September 2018
  • Assessed Value (July 2018): Six townhouse condominiums between $1,473,000 and $2,814,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2017): Six townhouse condominiums between $1,405,000 and $2,773,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): Six townhouse condominiums between $1,142,,000 and $1,226,000;
  • Assessed Value (July 2017) one strata townhouse: $2,733,000; Land $1,516,000; Buildings $1,217,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016) one strata townhouse: $2,409,000; Land $1,264,000; Buildings $1,145,000
  • Unit 1 sold on 1 June 2015 for $1,020,000
  • Victoria Heritage Foundation
  • Maltwood Museum
  • BCCondos.net
1770 Rockland Avenue, side elevation

1770 Rockland Avenue, side elevation, designed by Samuel Maclure

A Brief History of 1770 Rockland Avenue

See Victoria Heritage Foundation

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