Downtown Victoria Tour
Johnson Street – 500 Block

541-545 Johnson Street

541-545 Johnson Street was built in 1892 by architect John Teague for H.W. Milby as the Colonial Metropole Hotel.

It is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the Colonial Metropole Hotel.

In 1984 it was converted to its current use as 7 apartments on the upper floors with commercial space on the street level.

541-545 Johnson Street. Built in 1892 by architect John Teague as the Colonial Metropole Hotel. (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

541-545 Johnson Street. Built in 1892 by architect John Teague as the Colonial Metropole Hotel. (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

 

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Additional Information About 541-545 Johnson Street

 

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $1,611,000; Land $509,000; Buildings $1,102,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $1,487,000; Land $483,000; Buildings $1,004,000
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places

 

A Brief History of 541-545 Johnson Street

541-545 Johnson Street was rebuilt in 1892 by architect John Teague for H.W. Milby as the Colonial Metropole Hotel. It had previously been the western wing of the adjacent building at 547-555 Johnson Street.

It is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the Colonial Metropole Hotel.

In 1984 it was converted to its current use as 7 apartments on the upper floors with commercial space on the street level.

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