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Architecture of Canada

26 January 2014

1866 – Houses of Parliament, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Thomas Fuller & Chilion Jones In 1859, The Legislative Assembly in Ottawa voted the sum of £75,000 for the erection of a “Parliament House” and offered a premium of $1000 for the...

09 March 2010

1869 – Church, Lennoxville, Quebec

Architect: C. Hodgson Fowler From The Architect and Contract Reporter, February 20 1869: Lennoxville is a considerable and still growing village, in the eastern townships of Canada and province of Quebec. It is...

26 January 2012

1869 – Hellmuth Ladies’ College, London, Ontario

Founded in 1869 by the Rt. Rev. Isaac Hellmuth, second Bishop of the Diocese of Huron, and opened on September 23 of that year by H.R.H. Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught. Overlooking...

14 December 2009

1870 – Hotel Place d’Armes, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Hopkins & Willy Built in 1870, the original five-story building was built for the insurance company Great Scottish Life Insurance. In 1909, the building was extended by two stories by architects Marchand...

11 December 2009

1870 – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Toronto, Ontario

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (formerly St. Patrick Church) is the 5th oldest Catholic Church in the city of Toronto. The church was first established for a predominantly Irish congregation. But as...

14 December 2009

1870 – St George’s Anglican Church, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: W.T. Thomas St. George’s opened in 1843 to accommodate the overflown (“chapel of ease”) from Christ Church Cathedral and was first located on what is now Notre Dame Street, just outside the...

25 January 2012

1870s – General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario

Founded in 1848, the hospital became a part of Hamilton Health Sciences in 1996 when Hamilton General, Henderson General, McMaster University Medical Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital and Chedoke Hospital merged.

22 April 2010

1873 – Hotel Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Walter Chesterton / Samuel Hooper Small hotel building on Main Street, where there was once many due to the railway station. Although ruined at ground level, the upper floors still have a...

16 December 2009

1873 – Old Post Office, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Pierre Gauvreau Quebec’s central postal office building, dated 1873 and designed by architect Pierre Gauvreau. In 1913, a false frontage with columns and a cupola were added on the side facing the...

26 January 2012

1873 – Post Office, Adelaide St., Toronto

Architect: Henry Langley Designed by Henry Langley, the architect reponsible for a large collection of city churches, and built between 1869 and 1873, The GPO stood at 36 Adelaide Street West, the head...