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08 June 2012

1911 – Fire Hall No.1, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: Lang & Major Built in 1911 to replace Calgary’s first Fire Headquarters, which had been erected in 1887. Front exterior view of Firehall No.1, known as the Central Fire Station. The large...

03 June 2012

1911 – Village Hall and Club House, Adare, Co. Limerick

Architect: William Clifford Smith According to Jeremy Williams, “The original scheme for the hall survives as a drawing, a brilliant adaptation of Voysey’s idiom to a communal building by the English architect, Clifford...

26 January 2012

1911 – Casa Loma, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: E.J. Lennox In 1911, armed with a fortune of $17 million, Sir Henry Pellatt, a Torontonian business man drew up plans with Canadian architect E.J. Lennox to build his dream castle. The...

01 August 2011

1911 – Dominion Bank, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: George W. Northwood A fine three-storey sandstone and marble bank building with a terra cotta facade. Its symmetrical front facade, columns and entablature embody the Beaux-Arts style. Still extant today on the...

01 August 2011

1911 – City Hall, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: William M. Dodd & E.C. Hopkins Now dwarfed by the newer city hall sited next to it, currently used as the offices of the mayor and alderman, while the other functions of...

30 July 2011

1911 – Orpheum Theatre, 283 Fort Street, Winnipeg

Architect: John D. Atchison / Kirchhoff & Rose The Orpheum Theatre, was one of the chain of Orpheum Theatres across Canada and the United States. It opened on 13 March 1911, and the...

07 February 2011

1911 – Continental & Commercial National Bank Building, Chicago

Architect: D.H. Burnham & Co. Former headquarters of the Continental & Commercial National Bank. Now a hotel after an expensive conversion and restoration by Marriott.

25 January 2011

1911 – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Stratford, Ontario

The congregation was founded in 1838, and over the next 30 years, the congregational membership grew and prospered, so that in 1868 a new white brick church was built. That building continues as...

29 June 2010

1911 – Union Station, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Warren & Wetmore Of the many railway buildings in Winnipeg, the crowning glory is Union Station which closes the vista down Broadway with its imposing bulk and dome. The building was intended...