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Alexander Melville

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...

08 July 2010

1913 – Former Rex Theatre / Epic Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Alexander Melville Demolished in 2008, the rendered facade concealed the remains of the original ornate classical design. The interior was largely intact prior to demolition despite a report by a downtown development...

28 April 2010

1930 – Manitoba Telephones Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Alexander Melville Built for the provincial telephone company who still own it today, the Manitoba Telephones Building has Art Deco overtones, notably in the intertwined lettering denoting the company and the finials...

15 April 2010

1911 – Firehall No.14 , Lipton St., Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Alexander 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 incomplete list...

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...