The building has been graded as a 3B heritage resource by the Heritage and Environment Planning department, City of Cape Town. A legacy of the past that defines the unique diverse culture of Cape Town rich in history. The statement of significance of 91 Bree Street building is as follows:
In the late 20th century reconstruction and re-modelling took place of this 18th century dwelling, forming part of a relatively coherent grouping. Some architectural merit, conforming to the scale and bulk of the surrounding period buildings.
Its value lies in its contribution to the group of historic buildings, although it had been altered in the past and more recently application was made for further changes.
The original building dates from pre 1859 as it was already visible on the Millard panorama of that time.
It was probably a house and later converted to a business. First map is dated 1862 and the later map show enclosure of courtyard spaces in the mid 1900’s.