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Alberta

01 August 2012

1912 – Lougheed Building, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: L.R. Wardrop For many years this building also contained the Grand Theatre – which had a seating capacity of 1,500 and one of the largest stages in the country. It had an...

01 August 2012

1907 – Land Titles Office, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: Allan Merrick Jeffers Constructed in 1907-08 at a cost of $80,000, was designed to be a “strictly fireproof” structure. Built of Calgary sandstone backed with brick and concrete, the windows and doors...

01 August 2012

1912 – Beveridge-Travis Block, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: Hodgson, Bates & Butler Demolished in 1987 following a December 1986 fire which also destroyed the Commercial Block adjacent. At the time of its construction a local newspaper reported, “It is fully...

08 July 2012

1936 – Administration Building, Banff, Alberta

Architect: Harold C. Beckett Built in 1935-36 for park administration purposes, the building was the first representation of the federal government in the national parks. Beckett was an Ontario architect with a practice...

07 July 2012

1888 – Law Courts, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: Thomas Fuller Former court house, demolished in 1958. Constructed on 4th St. South West in 1888.

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

1911 – CPR Department of Natural Resources, Calgary, Alberta

Canadian Pacific Railway Department of Natural Resources building which was on the south side of 9th Avenue east of Centre Street, beside the CPR station. The building occupied the site of what was...

07 July 2012

1918 – Lancaster Building, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: James Teague Architect’s rendering of Mackie Block constructed between 1912-18 and now known as the Lancaster Building.

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...

01 July 2012

1906 – McDougall Block, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: Francis Lawson Situated on the northeast corner of First street and Eighth avenue. Union Bank, the original main floor tenant, eventually purchased the building in 1916 and renamed it the Union Bank...