Downtown Victoria Tour

Bastion SquareLangley Street

50-56 Bastion Square

This building was originally built circa 1890 as a lawyers’ office by the law firm of Drake, Jackson and Helmcken.

It is now home to Rebar, a popular downtown restaurant.

50-56 Bastion Square, built circa 1890. The main floor is now occupied by Re-Bar at 50 Bastion Square

50-56 Bastion Square, built circa 1890. The main floor is now occupied by Re-Bar at 50 Bastion Square

Here is a map showing the location of 50-56 Bastion Square:

Here is a Google Street View image of 50-56 Bastion Square, as seen from Langley Street:

Additional Information About 50-56 Bastion Square

50-56 Bastion Square is legally consolidated with the adjacent building to the east at 1200 Government Street.

  • Assessed Value (July 2018): $5,704,000; Land $3,486,000; Buildings $2,218,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $5,389,000; Land $3,076,000; Buildings $2,313,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $5,027,000; Land $2,636,000; Buildings $2,391,000

A Brief History of 50-56 Bastion Square

This building was originally built circa 1890 as a lawyers’ office by the law firm of Drake, Jackson and Helmcken.

It is now home to Rebar, a popular downtown restaurant.

1200 Government Street, built in 1897 for the Bank of Montreal by architect Francis Rattenbury.

1200 Government Street, built in 1897 for the Bank of Montreal by architect Francis Rattenbury.

1200 Government Street

50-56 Bastion Square is legally consolidated with the adjacent building to the east at 1200 Government Street, built in 1897 for the Bank of Montreal by architect Francis Rattenbury.

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