Promis Block

Victoria, British Columbia

Design Thinking: Zeidler designed a comprehensive renovation of this heritage building, including a full seismic upgrade. The exterior and façades have been fully restored, preserving one of the most detailed examples of Edwardian renaissance architecture in downtown Victoria.

Key Features:
Originally designed by Hooper and Watkins Architects for Oscar Promis of San Jose, California, Promis Block features two frontages: a three-storey façade on Langley Street and a two-storey face on Government Street.

Client: Pemberton and Son
Size: 26,280 sq.ft. (2,400 sq.m.)
Awards:
• 2016 CARE Award – Best Commercial Project