The building at 151-155 Craig Street is currently home to two retail stores: Wall Street (at 151 Craig Street) and Prudence Organics (at 155 Craig Street).

151-155 Craig Street. Built by architect Douglas James in 1929 for Hugh Savage's Cowichan Leader newspaper.
151-155 Craig Street. Built by architect Douglas James in 1929 for Hugh Savage’s Cowichan Leader newspaper.

Additional Information on 151-155 Craig Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $402,000; Land – $256,000, Buildings – $146,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2014): $402,000; Land – $256,000, Buildings – $146,000

History of 151-155 Craig Street

This building was designed and built in 1929 by architect Douglas James for Hugh George Savage, the owner, editor and publisher of the Cowichan Leader newspaper.

It replaced an earlier building used by the Cowichan Leader. To see a photo of the previous Cowichan Leader building, circa 1924, at this location, click here.

Hugh Savage used this building to house the Cowichan Leader’s offices and printing press.

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