Downtown Victoria Tour
Yates Street – 700 Block

The 700 Block of Yates Street runs between Douglas Street on the west and Blanshard Street on the east.

 

ScotiaBank at 702 Yates Street, built in 1923 with additions in 1963.

ScotiaBank at 702 Yates Street, built in 1923 with additions in 1963.

 

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.

 

 

Odeon Theatre, 780 Yates Street, Victoria. Built in 1948.

Odeon Theatre, 780 Yates Street, Victoria. Built in 1948.

 

784 Yates Street and 788 Yates Street. This small utilitarian building dates from the early 20th century )and possible earlier) and has always contained two shopfronts.

784 Yates Street and 788 Yates Street. This small utilitarian building dates from the early 20th century )and possible earlier) and has always contained two shopfronts.

The Dominion Rocket, 759 Yates Street. Originally built in 1890 as the Dominion Hotel

The Dominion Rocket, 759 Yates Street. Originally built in 1890 as the Dominion Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Carnegie Library, 794 Yates Street. Built in 1904 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins with a grant from the Andrew Carnegie Foundation.

The Carnegie Library, 794 Yates Street. Built in 1904 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins with a grant from the Andrew Carnegie Foundation.

Here are links to some historic photos of the 700 Block of Yates Street:

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