Downtown Victoria Tour
Government Street – 900 Block

907 Government Street

907 Government Street is now home to Dockside Gifts. The building was built in 1912 and extends through to next block to the east, with a frontage at 906 Gordon Street, one block to the east.

906 Gordon Street was built in 1906 for Arthur William Simmons and Sydney Edwin Coker. In 1912 Arthur Simmons added this building at 907 Government Street to the rear of 906 Gordon Street.

Both 906 Gordon Street and 907 Government Street are listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the Simmons Block.

907 Government Street, built circa 1908

907 Government Street, built circa 1908

 

Here is a map showing the location of 907 Government Street:

Here is a Google Street View image of 907 Government Street:

Additional information About 907 Government Street

 907 Government Street is legally consolidated with 906 Gordon Street , one block to the east.

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $2,034,000; Land $901,000 Buildings $1,133,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $1,785,000; Land $875,000 Buildings $928,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $1,694,000; Land $758,000 Buildings $956,000
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places

A Brief History of 907 Government Street

The building was built in 1912 and extends through to next block to the east, with a frontage at 906 Gordon Street, one block to the east.

906 Gordon Street was built in 1906 for Arthur William Simmons and Sydney Edwin Coker. In 1912 Arthur Simmons added this building at 907 Government Street to the rear of 906 Gordon Street.

Both 906 Gordon Street and 907 Government Street are listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places as the Simmons Block.

 

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