Downtown Victoria Tour – Johnson Street
Johnson Street – 700 Block

705-711 Johnson Street – the Scott Building

The Scott Building at 705-711 Johnson Street was built in 1912 by architect Leonard W. Hargreaves for Robert Scott.

It is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.

The Scott Building, 705-711 Johnson Street. Built in 1912 for Robert Scott by architect Leonard W. Hargreaves.

The Scott Building, 705-711 Johnson Street. Built in 1912 for Robert Scott by architect Leonard W. Hargreaves.

 

Here is a map showing the location of the Scott Building, 705-711 Johnson Street:

Here is a Google Street View image of the Scott Building:

Additional Information About the Scott Building, 705-711 Johnson Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $2,754,000; Land $1,132,000 Buildings $1,622,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $2,583,000; Land $1,076,000 Buildings $1,507,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $2,050,000; Land $927,000 Buildings $1,123,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2014): $1,837,000; Land $876,000 Buildings $961,000
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places – formally recognized in 1995, listed in 2005

 

A Brief History of the Scott Building, 705-711 Johnson Street

The Scott Building at 705-711 Johnson Street was built in 1912 by architect Leonard W. Hargreaves for Robert Scott, a leading landowner and developer of the period.

It is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places, which considers it a worthwhile example of early 20th century Victoria commercial buildings.

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