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03 November 2010

1888 – West Cornwall Bank, Truro, Cornwall

Architect: James Hicks As published in The Architect, February 3rd 1885.

13 August 2010

1905 – Northern Bank, Winnipeg

Architect: George W. Northwood Established as Winnipeg’s Northern Bank in 1905 and merging with the exclusively Ontario-based Crown Bank of Canada in 1908 to form the Northern Crown Bank. Winnipeg remained the new...

02 August 2010

1905 – Former Canadian Bank of Commerce, Queen Street East, Toronto

Architect: Darling & Pearson Dating from 1905, the former Canadian Bank of Commerce building at 744 Queen Street East has an especially attractive bowed facade.

01 August 2010

1904 – Canadian Bank of Commerce, Medicine Hat, Alberta

Architect: Darling & Pearson The construction of the stately bank building in Medicine Hat illustrated the Canadian Bank of Commerce’s confidence in the buoyant economy of south eastern Alberta during the great wave...

22 July 2010

1971 – 161 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Part of the Lombard complex of buildings that includes the Richardson tower, and the Fairmont Hotel, this small office block is linked directly into Winnipeg’s underground walkway system. Originally constructed for the Bank...

13 July 2010

1887 – Lloyds Barnetts & Bosanquets Bank, Lombard Street, London

Architect: J.A. Chatwyn Front elevation and plans published in The Building News, December 23rd 1887. In 1771 a bank called Hanbury, Taylor, Lloyd & Bowman was established at 14 Lombard Street and moved...

04 July 2010

1907 – Former Bank of Toronto, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Howard C. Stone Montreal architect H.C. Stone was hired to plan the structure in collaboration with his Winnipeg associate L. Bristow. Built at a cost of over $200,000, local contractors Kelly Brothers...

30 June 2010

1933 – Bank of Ireland, Terenure, Dublin

Architect: Millar & Symes Sited at Terenure crossroads, this bank branch has strong Arts and Crafts detailing, notably the stonework around the entrances. This is unusual for Ireland as bank branches were traditionally...

30 June 2010

1969 – Édifice d’Youville, Quebec City, Quebec

Tall bank building in the Upper Town