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Architecture of Ottawa

01 October 2009

1907 – New Departmental & Justice Buildings, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Darling & Pearson

01 October 2009

1907 – New Departmental Buildings, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: E. & W.S. Maxwell

01 October 2009

1907 – New Justice Buildings, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: E. & W.S. Maxwell

10 December 2009

1912 – Government Conference Centre – Former Union Station, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Ross & MacFarlane The Government Conference Centre was originally constructed as Ottawa Union Station between 1909 and 1912 to the designs of architects Ross & MacFarlane, based on original plans by architect...

30 January 2014

1925 – Designs for War Memorials, Ottawa, Ontario

Unsuccessful designs to competition by the Canadian Battlefields Commission for a war memorial. The competition was held in 1925 to seek designs for a national war memorial to be dedicated to the First...

10 December 2009

1927 – Houses of Parliament, Ottawa, Ontario

Architects: John Pearson & Omar Marchand The original structure was designed by Thomas Fuller and Chilion Jones. The Palace of Westminster in London had recently been rebuilt in a Gothic Revival style, and...

10 December 2009

1929 – Confederation Building, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Thomas W. Fuller The Confederation Building, which had built in 1929 on Wellington Street had been occupied mainly by Department of Agriculture employees from its inception. The Department of Finance and the...

10 December 2009

1931 – St Matthew’s Anglican Church, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Cecil Burgess The original building was a wooden structure designed by noted architect John W.H. Watts. After several additions this structure proved too small and in the late 1920s a fundraising effort...

10 December 2009

1939 – National War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Vernon March Designed to honor the 60,000 Canadians who lost their lives in World War I and unveiled just prior to the start of World War II. Since then its purpose has...