(Re)Focus on Nanaimo's Heritage: From tellers to webmasters

Aug 18, 2016 |

When you think of iconic buildings in Nanaimo, the Bastion might first come to mind but a close second may be the Great National Land Building. Located downtown on Church Street, it was built in 1914 during the 1912-14 coal miners' strike. 


Originally built to standard plan designed by Bank of Commerce architect, Victor Horsburgh it is now home to Real Estate Webmasters the building has housed a bank, real estate company and accounting firm. At one time, it was owned by former Nanaimo Mayor, Frank Ney. 


The Great National Land Building is an important intact example of the type of bank architecture that was popular throughout Canada during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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