Downtown Victoria Tour
Johnson Street – 700 Block

713-715 Johnson Street

This City of Victoria Heritage Building at 713-715 Johnson Street was built in 1908 by architects Thomas Hooper and C.. Elwood Watkins for Mable Carriage Works, operated by William J. Mable.

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

713-715 Johnson Street, built in 1908 for Mable Carriage Works by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins

713-715 Johnson Street, built in 1908 for Mable Carriage Works by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins

 

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Additional Information About 713-715 Johnson Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $2,669,000; Land $2,121,000 Buildings $548,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $2,520,000; Land $1,944,000 Buildings $576,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $2,268,000; Land $1,681,000 Buildings $587,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2014): $2,262,000; Land $1,660,000 Buildings $602,000
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places – formally recognized in 1995, listed in 2005

A Brief History of 713-715 Johnson Street

This City of Victoria Heritage Building at 713-715 Johnson Street was built in 1908 by architects Thomas Hooper and C.. Elwood Watkins for Mable Carriage Works, operated by William J. Mable.

The east wall of the building still has the remains of the early 20th century signs for Mable Carriage Works and other businesses which occupied this building.

The east wall of 713-715 Johnson Street still shows the early 20th century painted signs for Mable Carriage Works and other businesses which operated in this building.

The east wall of 713-715 Johnson Street still shows the early 20th century painted signs for Mable Carriage Works and other businesses which operated in this building.

The building was formally recognized by the Canadian Register of Historic Places in 1995 and was listed in 2005 as Mable Carriage Works.

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