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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...

29 June 2010

1883 – Bathgate Block, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Barber & Barber A good example of the Romanesque Revival style that became so popular in warehouse districts across North America in the 1880s. The building is named after its original owner...

28 June 2010

1883 – Woodberry Down Baptist Chapel, London

Architect: Paull & Bonella Front Perspective View & ground plans as published in The Building News, September 24th 1886. Still in use today and largely built as illustrated. Woodberry Down, the first Baptist...

07 May 2010

1883 – City Hall, Albany, New York

Architect: H.H. Richardson Designed by famed architect Henry Hobson Richardson, the construction of City Hall was completed in 1883. Albany City Hall has been acclaimed by critics as one of the most beautiful...

30 April 2010

1883 – Old Metropolitan Opera House, New York

Architect: J. Cleaveland Cady / Carrere & Hastings The Old Metropolitan Opera House was built in 1883 near Times Square, and was the first home of the Metropolitan Opera Company. Nicknamed “The Yellow...

27 April 2010

1883 – International Order of Odd Fellows, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Hugh McCowan The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) is a fraternal organization derived from English Odd Fellows orders of the mid-1700s. The Independent Order of Oddfellows constructed this three-storey structure as...

22 April 2010

1883 – Lieutenant Governor’s Residence, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Thomas Scott In 1870, Manitoba entered Confederation and in 1872, the former Hudson’s Bay Company house at Upper Fort Garry was officially leased to the Dominion for use as the original home...

22 March 2010

1883 – House, Mottingham Park, Eltham, Kent

Architect: J.S. Moye Perspective view published in The Architect September 1st 1883.