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Architecture of Canada

06 March 2012

1960 – Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates Architects concept from 1960 of a new airport terminal for Winnipeg. Eventually completed in 1963, and closed in 2011. The project, estimated to cost $8.5m but eventually over...

10 December 2009

1960s – Notre Dame Du Portage Presbytery, Kenora, Ontario

Architect: Earl A. Nelson Interesting modernist building constructed alongside the earlier church. A similar styled extension has also been added to the church.

30 July 2012

1961 – Grosvenor House, Winnipeg

Architect: Libling Michener & Associates This apartment building was originally designed as cast-in-place concrete. But with the City of Winnipeg just accepting prestressed concrete at the time of construction, an alternate design was...

29 June 2010

1961 – Winnipeg Clinic, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Frank R. Lount The Jetsons come to Winnipeg! With its fabulous cantilevered balconies and stone and concrete walls, the Winnipeg Clinic is a wonderful piece of 1940s Americana. Originally built in 1942...

25 August 2010

1962 – 360 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Waisman Ross Sic storey building with pavilion-like top level. The corners are inverted which draws the eye to the cantilervered pavilion roof. Finished on concrete aggregate panels.

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...