1308 Government Street

Date of construction: 1900

1308governmentAt 1308 Government Street was the Excelsior Saloon built for Dr. F. W. Hall in 1900 by noted Victoria architect Thomas Hooper. It is a very sparsely decorated building but does sport a decorative cornice brick cornice. It is currently the home to a bookstore.


This Hallmark Heritage Society project was funded by the HBC Foundation and the BC150-Heritage Legacy Fund.

Project manager and researcher: Helen Edwards.

Principal Photography & Consultant:
Ron Bukta, West Ventures Photography.