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Architecture of Canada

10 December 2009

1962 – Memorial Buildings, Ottawa, Ontario

Architects: Allward & Gouinlock Construction of the two edifices, originally called “Veterans Memorial Buildings”, began following the Second World War. In addition to honouring those who served and those who died in that...

14 December 2009

1962 – Tour CIBC, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Peter Dickinson, Ross, Fish, Duschenes and Barrett La Tour CIBC measures 187 meters in height and counts forty-five storeys.This slender tower has only 1,400 square meters per floor. This is due to...

08 July 2010

1963 – 333 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Smith Carter Searle Built between 1959-63 for Monarch Life, it is now used as the headquarters of the Workers Compensation Board. Set back from the street, the building has a shallow raised...

12 August 2013

1963 – 338 Broadway, Winnipeg

Architect: Waisman Ross Shortlisted for the Massey Medal in 1964. this is a smaller office building on a constricted site. While the main facade to Broadway is largely glazed, the side elevations are...

30 July 2012

1963 – Civic Centre, St. Boniface, Winnipeg

Architect: √Čtienne Gaboury Designed to contain a police station, law courts, and a public health centre, this cluster of buildings is sited around an open sided courtyard adjacent to the former city hall....

14 April 2010

1963 – Holy Family Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Zunic & Sobkowich

29 June 2010

1963 – Perths, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Waisman Ross Like the nearby Safeway, this outlet for Perths is modernist in design with its curving roof. Unfortunately it has suffered to a degree with much of its original glazing closed...

29 June 2010

1963 – St. Joseph Ukrainian Catholic Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Number Ten Architectural Group / Radoslav Zuk St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church served by Redemptorists of the eastern rite, is located on 250 Jefferson Avenue in Winnipeg, and is one of fifteen...

06 May 2010

1964 – City Hall, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates After the previous City Hall developed structural problems neccessitating the removal of parts of the building, it was decided to construct a new City Hall modeled on the...