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in archive.org - Burton Holmes Lectures - Vol 5
Prince's Building (1st generation) was finally finished in 1904 with the completion of the south-east section of the building.
Reading the text indicates the date to be 1900.
"Thus, thanks to its moral, commercial, and geographical advantages, Victoria is in 1900 the third sea- port of the world, rivaling New York, surpassing Liverpool."
Queen's builiding was completed in 1899, and Princes Building was not started until after that.
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