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12 November 2013

1928 – Commonwealth Bank Building, Martin Pl., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Ross & Rowe “Enormous in scale, containing vast banking halls, and thorough in its Roman allusion, right down to the finest detail, the Commonwealth Bank is a remarkable exercise in stylistic amplification.”...

22 April 2013

1928 – First Church of Christ, Scientist, Baggot St., Dublin

Architect: Millar & Symes Millar & Symes were well-known for designing bank buildings, and this church, designed in 1925, resembles one. The foundation stone was laid in 1927, with the church opening in...

02 August 2011

1928 – LCol D.V. Currie VC Armoury, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Architect: Storey & Van Egmond The home of The Saskatchewan Dragoons, a unit of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve. Smaller than some other Amrouries, it still has the Tudor Revival mock castellations and...

04 December 2010

1928 – Sterick Building, Memphis, Tennessee

Architect: Wyatt C. Hedrick & Co. Once called “the Queen of Memphis” and “the most complex, the most fabulous building in Memphis,” the Sterick Building featured a white stone spire topped with a...

02 August 2010

1928 – Regina Armoury, Saskatchewan

Architect: Storey & Van Egmond Regina Armoury’s restrained ornamentation, large scale, simple form and Tudor Revival references are typical of drill halls erected in the interwar period. Its functional design is evidenced by...

29 June 2010

1928 – Canadian Wheat Board, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Northwood & Chivers Two buildings, the original of 1928 by Northwood & Chivers and a later addition of 1962 designed to co-exist with the original facade. The original building has a large...

17 February 2010

1928 – Dublin Gas Company, D’Olier Street, Dublin

Architect: Robinson Keefe The former headquarters of the Dublin Gas Company (built in 1928) has two facades with two different architectural styles. The main facade onto D’Olier Street is Art Deco with a...

07 October 2009

1928 – Hotel Alfonso XIII, Seville, Spain

Conceived to be the most luxurious hotel in Europe when it was commissioned in 1928, the Alfonso XIII still reflects the grace of Andalucia’s Arab heritage. Built to house the heads of state...

02 October 2009

1928 – Cais do Sodré Railway Station, Lisbon

Architect: Pedro Botelho & Nuno Teotónio Pereira Cais do Sodré is the railway station in Lisbon, serving the westbound suburban route. The station is decorated with works by abstract artist António Dacosta. In...

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