027 Victoria Street
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1C, Canada
Links and documents
1892/01/01 to 1893/01/01
Listed on the Canadian Register:
Statement of Significance
Description of Historic Place
This structure is a three storey wooden row house located at 027 Victoria Street, St. John's. The designation is confined to the footprint of the building.
027 Victoria Street has been designated a Municipal Heritage Structure for its aesthetic value.
This structure is typical of the Second Empire row housing found in the Gower Street area of downtown St. John's after the 1892 Great Fire. Its plain façade incorporates the typical features of Second Empire style, such as the mansard roof and peaked dormer windows. The main entrance has recessed panels, a transom window, and a heavy entablature with decorative brackets.
Source: City of St. John's Archives, unnumbered property file, St. John's - 027 Victoria Street
All elements that define the building's Second Empire design, including:
-mansard roof with peaked dormer windows;
-narrow wooden clapboard;
-fenestration of windows;
-paneled, recessed doorway with transom;
-heavy entablature with decorative brackets; and
-size, dimensions and location of building.
Newfoundland and Labrador
City of St. John's
City of St. John's Act
City of St. John's Heritage Building, Structure, Land or Area
Theme - Category and Type
- Expressing Intellectual and Cultural Life
- Architecture and Design
Function - Category and Type
- Single Dwelling
Architect / Designer
Location of Supporting Documentation
Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
1 Springdale Street, St. John’s Newfoundland,
Cross-Reference to Collection