Downtown Victoria Tour

Fort Street – 700 Block

762-764 Fort Street

762-764 Fort Street was built in 1910-1911 as a commercial building with two storefronts. It still retains that configuration.

762-764 Fort Street, built in 1910-1911 (photo: Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

762-764 Fort Street, built in 1910-1911 (photo: Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

Here is a map showing the location of 762-764 Fort Street:

Here is a Google Street View image of 762-764 Fort Street:

Additional Information About 762-764 Fort Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2018): $2,603,000; Land $1,560,000; Buildings $1,043,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $2,384,000; Land $1,352,000; Buildings $1,032,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $2,118,000; Land $1,286,000; Buildings $832,000

A Brief History of 762-764 Fort Street

762-764 Fort Street was built in 1910-1911 as an investment property by John Hart. The original building permit, issued to John Hart by the City of Victoria in November 1910, describes a “new brick building, 1 storey, 3 room. Purpose: stores” with an estimated construction cost of $10,000.

The original design of the building was two separate storefronts and the building still retains that configuration.

Here are links to some historic photographs of 762-764 Fort Street:

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