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01 January 2014

1913 – Fitzgerald Building, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Architects: Samuel Hooper / Victor W. Horwood Formerly Earth Sciences Building, and later the School of Art. The building is named after one of Canada’s leading painters Lionel Lemoine Fitzgerald, who exhibited with...

10 November 2013

1913 – Michigan Central Station, Detroit, Michigan

Architect: Warren & Wetmore Designed by the Warren & Wetmore, who also designed New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, in the Beaux-Arts Classical style. The building is composed of two distinct parts: the...

13 June 2013

1913 – Snippets from the construction of Manitoba Parliament, Winnipeg

Architects: Francis Worthington Simon From The Building News, February 16 1912: “Mr. Leonard Stokes, P.R.I.B.A., has been appointed by the Government of Manitoba to act as assessor in the competition for the new...

28 May 2013

1913 – Linwood School, St. James, Winnipeg

Architect: Alexander Melville Designed by Scottish-born architect Alexander Melville, who had a successful practice in Winnipeg, designing many firehalls and prominent buildings. Originally constructed as the St. James School, it contained elementary students...

07 March 2013

1913 – Church of Christ the Redeemer, Myshall, Co. Carlow

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Also known as the Adelaide Memorial Church. Built as a memorial to Constance Duguid, an englishwoman who was engaged to be married to a member of a local landowning family....

01 August 2012

1913 – Hudson’s Bay Company, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: Burke Horwood & White Magnificent Edwardian department store of six storeys with the facade organized into three divisions. The base features display windows behind an arched colonnade. The middle division, the second...

07 July 2012

1913 – Government House, Edmonton, Alberta

Architect: R.P. Blakey The three storey sandstone edifice was designed in the Jacobean Revival style which is characterized by bay windows, high gabled roofs with raised ends, and groups of rectangular windows. The...

07 July 2012

1913 – Burns Building, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: William S. Bates Constructed between 1912 and 1913, the Burns Building embodies the Chicago style of architecture in its reinforced concrete framing, grid-like fenestration pattern, terra cotta decorative elements, and prominent upper...

04 July 2012

1913 – Unbuilt Design for City Hall, Winnipeg

Architect: Clemesha & Portnall In early 1913, a committee of Winnipeg’s City Planning Commission recommended that a new civic centre be built, and a contest for a design for a new city hall...