Downtown Victoria Tour – Courtney Street Sightseeing Guide
Here is a map showing the location of Courtney Street, starting from 602 Courtney Street, near the west end of Courtney Street at the intersection of Government Street, and moving east toward Christ Church Cathedral at Quadra Street:
912 Douglas Street – Rexall Drugs
It was originally divided into four separate retail spaces but was renovated in 2010 into one single retail space. It has been occupied by Rexall Drugs since 2011.
This building is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places which considers it a notable example of mid 20th century commercial architecture.
Strathcona Hotel, 919 Douglas Street at Courtney Street
The Strathcona Hotel, at the intersection of Douglas Street and Courtney Street, was built in 1911 by architect Henry S. Griffith as an office building to be known as the Empress Block. During construction the plans were changed to make it into a hotel. It opened as the Strathcona Hotel and has been operated under that name since 1912.
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