Downtown Victoria Tour

Fisgard Street – 500 Block

539-545 Fisgard Street – Sheam & Lee Building

This building was built in two stages: the eastern section was built in 1888 by architects William Ridgway Wilson and Elmer Fisher; the western section adjacent to Fan Tan Alley was built to the design of architect Thomas Hooper in 1901.

This building is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.

539-545 Fisgard Street, built in 1885 with additions in 1901.

539-545 Fisgard Street, built in 1885 with additions in 1901.

Here is a map showing the location of 539-545 Fisgard Street:

Here is a Google Street View image of 539 Fisgard Street:

Additional Information About 539-545 Fisgard Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2018): $3,626,000; Land: $1,712,000; Buildings: $1,914,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $3,082,000; Land: $1,580,000; Buildings: $1,502,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $2,800,000; Land: $1,502,000; Buildings: $1,298,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $2,619,000; Land: $1,295,000; Buildings: $1,324,000
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places

A Brief History of 539-545 Fisgard Street

This building was built in two stages: the western section was built in 1888 by architects William Ridgway Wilson and Elmer Fisher; the eastern section adjacent to Fan Tan Alley was built to the design of architect Thomas Hooper in 1901.

This building is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.

Here are links to some historic photographs of 539-545 Fisgard Street:

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