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1947 Advertisement For Kelly-Douglas, 1810 Store Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Buildings As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Buildings, here is a 1947 advertisement for, and news story about, the new Kelly-Douglas warehouse and office at 1810 Store Street, now 1800 Store Street. 1947 newspaper photo of the then newly opened Kelly Douglas & Co. Ltd. office and warehouse at [...]

By | February 4th, 2019|Victoria History|0 Comments

Kinemacolor Theatre Origins – 1600 Government Street

Victoria History The Origins of the Kinemacolor Theatre  1600 Government Street / 588 Pandora Street The building at 1600 Government Street / 588 Pandora Street is now a mixed use strata commercial and residential building with two commercial strata units and eight residential condominium strata units. But it was originally designed and built in 1913, [...]

By | December 22nd, 2018|Victoria History|0 Comments

1912 Architectural Drawing of the Congregational Church, 1600-1602 Quadra Street

Some Victoria History We came across this 1912 architect's drawing, likely by Breseman & Durfee (although it is not signed), of the Congregational Church, 1600-1602 Quadra Street. 1912 architect's drawing of the Congregational Church, as seen from Quadra Street. The building was built without the tower shown in this picture. (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours [...]

By | December 14th, 2018|Victoria History|0 Comments