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Architecture of British Columbia

30 September 2009

1892 – House, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Fripp & Wills

21 June 2010

1892 – New Cathedral at Victoria, British Columbia

Architect: A.R. Scott Interior Perspective View of premiated design as published in The Building News, October 28th 1892. As early as 1870 there had been plans for a new Cathedral and in 1891,...

30 September 2009

1893 – Competitive Designs for new Government Buildings, British Columbia

Architect: Dick & Wickson, T.C. Sorby Unbuilt entries for an architectural competition.

30 September 2009

1896 – Post Office & Customs, Inland Revenue, Victoria, British Columbia

Architect: Thomas Fuller Demolished in 1955.

30 September 2009

1898 – Canadian Pacific Railway Station, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: E. & W.S. Maxwell The second CPR station in Vancouver, and unlike the current classical-styled Waterfront Station was built in “railway gothic” like the CPR’s railway hotels. Sited on the waterfront on...

30 September 2009

1899 – Molsons Bank Building, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Taylor & Gordon Designed for Quebec-based bank Molsons on West Hastings Street, and demolished in 1973.

30 September 2009

1901 – Residence in British Columbia

Architect: Robert Mackay Fripp According to architect Jeremy Ashford of Auckland NZ: “To my knowledge no such house was built in Canada. The building illustrated was built in Auckland, New Zealand, in the...

16 December 2009

1909 – Hotel Europe, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: J.E. Parr & T.A. Fee Angelo Calori commissioned this building as an hotel, his name and commissioning date is inscribed above the main doorway. The Hotel Europe was the earliest reinforced concrete...

16 December 2009

1912 – The Sylvia Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: W.P. White Originally built as an apartment block, the Sylvia Court, it was converted to an hotel during the Depression of the 1930′s. It was named after owner Abraham Goldstein’s 12-year-old daughter....

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