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Fisgard Street – 500 Block

549-555 Fisgard Street – Loo Tai Cho Building

This landmark building at 549-555 Fisgard Street and 25-29 Fan Tan Alley was built in 1893 by architect William Ridgway Wilson for Loo Tai Cho, who rented out the main floor as stores and the upper floors as rooms and tenements.

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

549-555 Fisgard Street, built in 1893 by architect William Ridgway Wilson for Loo Tai Cho. (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

Here is a map showing the location of 549-555 Fisgard Street:

549-555 Fisgard Street, built in 1893 by architect William Ridgway Wilson for Loo Tai Cho. (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

Additional Information About 549-555 Fisgard Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $2,327,000; Land: $1,314,000; Buildings: $1,013,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $2,157,000; Land: $1,133,000; Buildings: $1,024,000
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places

A Brief History of 549-555 Fisgard Street

This building at 549-555 Fisgard Street and 25-29 Fan Tan Alley was built in 1893 by architect William Ridgway Wilson for Loo Tai Cho, who rented out the main floor as stores and the upper floors as rooms and tenements.

This building was formally recognized by the Canadian Register of Historic Places in 1995 and listed in 2009 as the Loo Tai Cho Building.

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