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1912

29 June 2010

1912 – 139 Market Avenue, Steele Briggs Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Cyril W.U. Chivers Curiously old-fashioned looking for a 1912 commercial premises, this brick warehouse has a nice cut-stone entranceway. The small windows and dark brick make the building gloomy in appearance.

10 May 2010

1912 – Carlton Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John D. Atchison The three-storey Carlton Building is a low-profile version of the Chicago Style of architecture, with detailing that reflects an Italianate influence. The block was built by the Sutherland Construction...

04 May 2010

1912 – Scherzer Bridges, North Wall Quay, Dublin

Built to allow water based traffic to access the Royal Canal and Spencer Docks, these unusual bridges are also designed to keep seawater out of the docks. No longer operational due to the...

28 April 2010

1912 – Confederation Life Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: J. Wilson Gray The Confederation Life Building is one of the finest Chicago School style buildings in Winnipeg with its curved facade following the bend in Main Street. The twelve-storey building is...

22 April 2010

1912 – Union Trust Tower, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John D. Atchison The Union Trust Tower occupies an unusually long and narrow site at the corner of Lombard Avenue and Main Street. The long and narrow shape of the property had...

21 April 2010

1912 – 321 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: George W. Northwood The building, also known as the Finnie and Murray Block, on the northwest corner of McDermot Avenue and Adelaide Street, marked the first incursion of the warehouse district west...

15 April 2010

1912 – Westminster Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John H.G. Russell Beautiful church with a wonderful tower, the United Westminster Church is a great example of English Gothic by John H.G. Russell, a leading Winnipeg architect of his day. The...

14 April 2010

1912 – Firehall No.11, Berry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Alexander & William Melville In 1903 the firm of A. and W. Melville, architects and civil engineers, began operation. This company was responsible for numerous buildings in and around the city. An...

13 April 2010

1912 – Firehall No.15, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Alexander Melville Alexander Melville was born in Fraserburgh, Scotland in 1873 and received his architectural and civil engineering degrees in Aberdeen. In 1903 he settled in Winnipeg and immediately set up a...