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08 January 2010

1870 – Former Bank of Ireland, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: Sandham Symes A large fine Classically-composed bank building on an awkward corner site, the two end bays are curved to fit the site. It successfully negotiates an awkward corner site with elevations...

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...

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...

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 October 2009

1870 – Belfast Town Hall, Co. Antrim

Architect: Anthony Thomas Jackson From The Builder, April 9, 1870: The works for the new municipal buildings Belfast Ireland are being energetically forward; the courts will probably be finished May and the whole...

14 October 2009

1870 – Berkshire, Reading and Newbury Lunatic Asylum

Architect: C.H. Howell From The Builder, April 2, 1870: THE subject of the accompanying illustration is the newly erected asylum for the reception of the insane poor of the county of Berks and...

14 October 2009

1872 – South Kensington Museum, London

Architect: Captain Francis Fowke The original facade of what was to become the Victoria and Albert Museum. Now part of the quadrangle behind Aston Webb’s new building completed in 1909. Fowke’s building was...

14 October 2009

1870 – Kenwood Tower, Highgate, London

Architect: Salomons & Jones “Kenwood Tower now being erected for Mr Brooke will have the external walls with Loughborough red bricks and rubbed red brick quoins, all the dressings of the and other...

14 October 2009

1870 – Liverpool & London Insurance Offices, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: W. Bruce Gingell From The Builder, June 4, 1870: THE elaborately ornamented building of which we publish a view in our present issue has been erected in Corn street Bristol as the...