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Architecture of Winnipeg

30 September 2009

1907 – Imperial Bank, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Darling & Pearson The 1906 Imperial Bank on Main Street is an example of the Classical Revival or Neo-classical style that came to prominence for large public structures in North America after...

27 April 2010

1907 – Inland Revenue Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: David Ewart The original Customs House in Winnipeg was constructed in 1874 at 198 Main Street. It was decided in 1907 that a larger facility was needed and the proximity of the...

14 July 2012

1907 – Nanton Building, Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

Architect: Darling & Pearson Demolished.

15 April 2010

1907 – Our Lady of the Prairies Monastery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Archbishop Taché of St. Boniface persuaded the Abbot of Bellefontaine, France, to establish a home for Trappist monks in St. Norbert. The Trappists were an independent branch of the Cistercian Order which began...

08 July 2010

1907 – Parrish Block, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Part of a terrace of three warehouses, all designed separately but to a harmonious whole.

14 April 2010

1907 – Post Office, St. Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: David Ewart A fine two storey Post Office with arcaded windows on the main commercial floor. The building has a well defined cornice and dual language signage – “Hotel Des Postes” being...

14 April 2010

1907 – St Boniface Fire Hall No.1, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Victor W. Horwood This 1907 structure, located immediately behind the Hotel de Ville, replaced an older, outmoded fire hall during a period of significant growth in St. Boniface. Initial plans were drawn...

02 July 2012

1907 – Unbuilt Tower Proposal, Main Street, Winnipeg

Architect: John D. Atchison Unbuilt 14-storey proposal for an office building on the east side of Main Street, between McDermot and Bannatyne. The Canadian Wheat Board building was eventually constructed on the site...

30 September 2009

1908 – Former Bank of Nova Scotia, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Darling & Pearson Designed by Toronto architects Darling & Pearson, the former Bank of Nova Scotia was the first bank to be erected away from “Banker’s Row” on Main Street. The building...