865 Yates Street / 1250 Quadra Street
It later became BC provincial government offices and the second floor remains office space used by the BC Provincial government.
Additional Information About 1250 Quadra Street
- Assessed Value (July 2018): $9,934,000; Land $6,426,000; Buildings $3,508,000
- Assessed Value (July 2017): $8,955,000; Land $6,978,000; Buildings $1,977,000
- Assessed Value (July 2016): $8,409,000; Land $6,635,000; Buildings $1,774,000
A Brief History of 865 Yates Street / 1250 Quadra Street
It later became BC provincial government offices and the second floor remains office space used by the BC Provincial government..
Here are links to some historic photographs of 1250 Quadra Street / 865 Yates Street:
- City of Victoria Archives photo M06632 – circa 1926. Photo: Parfitt Brothers
Here are some advertisements from businesses which have been in 1250 Quadra Street / 865 Yates Street over the years. The first two advertisements, from 1926, are from the Begg Motor Company before and after it moved into 1250 Quadra Street / 865 Yates Street from its previous location, half a block to the east at 937 View Street.
1926 Advertisement For Chevrolet, By Begg Motor Comany, 865 Yates Street
This 1926 advertisement was placed by Begg Motor Company after it had moved into its new building at 865 Yates Street / 1250 Quadra Street.
It shows Begg Motor Company at 865 Yates Street, which suggests that the Begg Motor Company showroom entrance was located on Yates Street, where the Starbucks is now, rather than today’s main entrance to the building at 1250 Quadra Street.
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