The late summer morning light was so lovely the other day, I was inspired to take these shots of some of our heritage architecture.

The Janion Hotel, 1891, has been derelict for decades and is now being converted into micro loft condos; Victoria BC Canada.

The Janion Hotel, 1891, has been derelict for decades and is now being converted into micro loft condos; Victoria BC Canada.

Customs House, circa 1875; Victoria BC Canada.

Customs House, circa 1875; Victoria BC Canada.

The Parliament Buildings, home to the BC legislative assembly, was designed by Francis Rattenbury in 1893 and built between 1893–1898; Victoria BC Canada.

The Parliament Buildings, home to the BC legislative assembly, was designed by Francis Rattenbury in 1893 and built between 1893–1898; Victoria BC Canada.

Detail of the Steamship Terminal building, designed by Francis Rattenbury and built in 1924; Victoria BC Canada.

Detail of the CPR Steamship Terminal building, built 1924, was also designed by Francis Rattenbury; Victoria BC Canada.

Beginnings of autumn colour at The Gatsby Mansion, built originally as a home for the Pendray family, circa 1890; Victoria BC Canada.

Beginnings of autumn colour at The Gatsby Mansion, built originally as a home for the Pendray family, circa 1890; Victoria BC Canada.

Bank of British Columbia building, 1862; Victoria BC Canada.

Bank of British Columbia building, 1862; Victoria BC Canada.

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