Henry Sandham Griffith (1865-1943) was an architect who left a definite legacy in Victoria’s architectural history. His resume also includes numerous commissions in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Vancouver, B.C. Here is a partial list of his projects.

Here are some of his surviving buildings in Victoria, listed in chronological order of construction:

The Plaza Hotel, 1413-1421 Government Street. originally built in 1910 as the Hotel Westholme.

The Plaza Hotel, 1413-1421 Government Street. originally built by Henry Sandham Griffiths in 1910 for the Westholme Lumber Co.

Strathcona Hotel, 919 Douglas Street. Built in 1911.

Strathcona Hotel, 919 Douglas Street. Designed by Henry S. Griffith in 1911.

Fairfield Block, 1601-1609 Douglas Street. Built in 1912 by architect H.S. Griffith for Grant and Lineham

Fairfield Block, 1601-1609 Douglas Street. Built in 1912 by architect Henry S. Griffith for Grant and Lineham

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