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1883

17 November 2010

1883 – House at Grove Park, Kent

Architect: Ernest Newton A House at Grove Park including ground plan published in The Building News, November 9th 1883.

10 November 2010

1883 – Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Railroad baron James J. Hill built the bridge in 1883 for his Great Northern Railway to allow for increased movement of people and goods across the Mississippi River. The Stone Arch Bridge...

21 October 2010

1883 – First Avenue Hotel, Holborn, London

Architect: Archer & Green Interior View shewing wall surfaces decorated with Glazed Burmantoffs Faience. Published in The Building News, January 11th 1884. Burmantofts Pottery was the common trading name of a manufacturer of...

13 August 2010

1883 – Princess Opera House, Winnipeg

The three-storied Princess Opera House opened on May 14,1883. It featured many fine dramatic presentations including Shakespeare’s plays. The Princess burned down in 1892.

11 August 2010

1883 – No. 46 Wigmore Street, London

Architect: Ernest George & Peto Commercial premises designed for for Messrs Daniell & Sons and published in The Building News, July 13th 1883. Still extant.

11 August 2010

1883 – Hatchett’s Hotel & White Horse Cellars, Piccadilly, London

Architect: Weatherley & Jones Published in The Building News, July 27th 1883.

08 July 2010

1883 – Vaughan Street Jail, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Walter Chesterton & Samuel Hooper Built in 1881, this building was the provincial jail receiving criminals from Manitoba, Northwest Territories and Ontario. Men, women and children were housed here in the late...

06 July 2010

1883 – Elgin Town Hall, Morayshire, Scotland

Architect: Matthews & Mackenzie Published in The Building News, October 12th 1883. Destroyed by fire in 1939 shortly after the start of the Second World War. Replaced by a fine modernist post-war building...

03 July 2010

1883 – Legislature, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Thomas Scott Manitoba’s first Legislature building was built facing Kennedy Street, slightly to the east of the current building. Built in a French Second Empire style in keeping with the adjacent Lieutenant...