Notable Architects & Builders In Victoria History

George Charles Mesher made a very legacy in Victoria’s architectural history. Here are some of of his surviving buildings.

721-725 Yates Street, built in 1909 and opened as the Portland Hotel (photo: Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

721-725 Yates Street, built in 1909 and opened as the Portland Hotel (photo: Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

721 Yates Street

Built in 1909 by George Charles Mesher for the Victoria Building Company.

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Sayward Building, 1201-1213 Douglas Street. Built in 1911 for Joseph Sayward by architect George C. Mesher.

Sayward Building, 1201-1213 Douglas Street. Built in 1911 for Joseph Sayward by architect George C. Mesher.

Sayward Building, 1201-1213 Douglas Street.

Built in 1911 for Joseph Sayward by architect George C. Mesher.

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718 Yates Street. Designed in 1913 by architect George C. Mesher as the Metropolis Bulding.

718 Yates Street. Designed in 1913 by architect George C. Mesher as the Metropolis Bulding.

718 Yates Street.

Designed in 1913 by architect George C. Mesher as the Metropolis Building.

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The Cook Street facade of October Mansion, 1030 Cook Street.

The Cook Street facade of October Mansion, 1030 Cook Street.

1030 Cook StreetOctober Mansion

October Mansion, 1030 Cook Street was built in 1911 by architect George Charles Mesher for Albert Edward Todd, who wanted it as an engagement present for his fiance Ada Seabrook.

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159 Cook Street, the Hampton Court Apartments, built in 1913 by architect George C. Mesher for Dr. Arthur Pallant

159 Cook Street, the Hampton Court Apartments, built in 1913 by architect George C. Mesher for Dr. Arthur Pallant

150 Cook Street – Hampton Court Apartments

Built in 1913 by George Charles Mesher

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